Since we’ve had a fair bit of rain in the past week I thought there might be some chanterelles fruiting in the Enchanted Mushroom Forest, so I took a drive an hour north.
There is a shagbark hickory tree in Marie Curtis Park, which I visit from time to time. There are actually two trees which have grown together – the other is a black cherry.
Etobicoke Creek is currently running a strange red colour from somewhere way up in Mississauga right down to the lake. I took the following pictures at Marie Curtis Park, near the mouth of the creek. Apparently 400 litres of red ink were spilled into the… Read More
For the longest time, I though larch and tamarack trees were the same. I’ve learned that they share a genus but are different species. Larch = Larix occidentalisTamarack = Larix laricina An easy way to tell which is which is to look at the cones.… Read More