Category Archives: Mushrooms
I don’t name ’em…I just photograph them. 🙂 A friend on Facebook posted some huge Amanitas which I then went looking for on Saturday. I did find them but as I have done a few times, I am only mentioning … Continue reading
Common Puffballs aka Gem-Studded Puffballs aka Warted Puffballs aka Wolf Farts aka Devil’s Snuff-box-Lycoperdon perlatum. I went to the pond I visit for sundews yesterday but the buds are still closed tight. There is another flower there I want to … Continue reading
Also known as Hoof Conks, Fomes fomentarius is a polypore fungus that lives up to its name…or got its name because it can hold a burning coal inside the pores on the underside for hours and be used to start … Continue reading
Got three M’s going today and the first time that I have posted three in one day as well. So this is another experiment but with the 180. It’s obviously a mushroom but, to paraphrase Minor White, what else is … Continue reading
Just a lovely oyster mushroom in Quabbin. It was misting yesterday morning and I thought it was worth getting out and seeing whatever I could see. Well, it rained fairly hard for a short time and things got pretty wet, … Continue reading
Oyster Mushroom, that is. A couple from the archives. Oddly, I’ve shot oyster mushrooms-Pleurotus ostreatus many times but haven’t shared them on the blog.
Going back a few weeks to September 21, I found a log being broken down by a couple of healthy colonies of Pholiota aurivella, commonly known as Golden Pholiota or Golden Waxy Cap along the road in the Federated Women’s … Continue reading
A forest floor intimate from Acadia N.P.
Last September I came a cross a log that had several of these beautiful Chicken of the Woods mushrooms (Laetiporus sulphureus). Although I don’t forage this was tempting as they are known to be delicious. I left it where I … Continue reading