Tag Archives: mushrooms

11.19.2019 Golden Pholiota

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

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08.27.2019 Some ‘shrooms

More of the poisonous white Amanitas. A nice pair.  I liked the veil draped on the smaller. Young assassin. And a handsome LBM.

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10.02.2018 More mushroom finds

As I was looking around the North Quabbin woods this past Saturday I saw this  mushroom standing out in the darkness. This is a Crown-tipped Coral-Artomyces pyxidatus. Sometimes walking our dog results in finding something as well, in this case … Continue reading

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09.25.2018 Small Surprises

A few days ago, while looking for some small orchids in North Quabbin, I came across this rotting pine stump covered with tiny mushrooms. It’s just an iPhone shot and didn’t get all the color as you’ll see. I went … Continue reading

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08.23.2018 Black Trumpet Fungaretum and a Close Up

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

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10.23.2014 Rainy Day Parasols

Mycenas, I think.We still have a few more hours of showers.  Tomorrow starts a four day weekend during which time I hope to get caught up on a bunch of autumn chores as well as do my usual morning photograph … Continue reading

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