For me, these are curiosities I notice while I’m out looking for some tasty edible mushrooms in the woods. I’d like to learn more about them one day. Not today though. For now, I’ll just share some photos of these strange items.
You must be thinking that by now I should be almost out of fungi pictures. I suppose I got carried away last week, but I wanted to create a photo record of many of the mushrooms I observed. This gallery features polypores and shelf or… Read More
Last week I observed many different varieties of boletes – mushrooms with pores instead of gills or teeth. Here are some examples.
Over the past few days, I’ve seen more mushrooms of the genus Amanita than I have since I started paying attention to fungi in our forests. It seemed as if every spot I visited was punctuated by some of these often striking and beautiful mushrooms.… Read More
Yes, you’re right. There are only 5 photos, and one got in there twice. I’m not sure how that happened. Sigh. These sunflowers (and the bees around them) are in the front yard here at Anchovy World Headquarters, in the one spot with enough sustained… Read More
I only started foraging for mushrooms last summer, with the help of my brother Salvelinas, a load of books and a night course at the university. Last year, Salvelinas kept telling me about all the various boletes we were going to find, but we never… Read More
Consider the situation. This morning, I found an abundance of tasty edible wild mushrooms. Recently, my brother Salvelinas gave me some shallots and garlic from his garden and they are most fantastic (if you think you grow even better shallots and garlic and you would… Read More
I had planned to take the dogs out for our usual Sunday in the woods, but it was a grim and rainy morning, so I decided to do leave the dogs at home and do an abbreviated trip. I know a forest that often gives… Read More
It occurred to me that if I have a group of pictures I want to blog together, I can set it up as a gallery of thumbnails. I want to try that out, so here’s a test post featuring Ellie Mae and Memphis, our two… Read More