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I don’t forage, so these had nothing to fear from me and I wasn’t going to deprive all those spores of their destinies. But there are a few mushrooms that are unmistakable even to a layperson like me. This is … Continue reading
What luck. Yesterday I had a quick drapery rod installation for a store customer. As I unloaded my tools and said rod entering through the garage, I noticed a motherlode of Black Trumpet mushrooms along the front sidewalk. The customer … Continue reading
The Blusher (Amanita rubescens) is variable in appearance. Supposedly edible if properly prepared (like a pufferfish), but as I suggest in the title, I wouldn’t take a chance on any Amanita.
Owens Pond is a favorite spot for a couple of reasons, foggy tree reflections being the main attraction. Early Sunday morning, August 5th, I had it all to myself. Peace, quiet, tranquility.
After a storm, quite often the departing clouds light up at sunrise.