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A Fungus Among Us!

We’re looking at fungus spores (Sordaria firmacola to be exact) in lab today and one of my perithecias looked like Pac-man.

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Fawn Mushroom

Yep, another day of fungus.  As I said, we saw a ton of different mushrooms on our hike last Friday.  This is a fawn mushroom….I think.  22 more words

Eyes down

Today’s guest picture shows Queentown’s harbour taken in the evening by my brother Andrew when he visited the town earlier this month..

Another windy day discouraged me from going cycling and I was secretly quite pleased as I am going through one of those periods when I am feeling a bit tired.  746 more words


Puffball Mushroom

I believe this is a puffball, but I am not sure what kind exactly.  Being in a state park we weren’t able to pick the mushroom to investigate it further, and I can’t find anything that looks like it on Missouri Department of conservation website.

All about... shrooms

Mushrooms. It was only recently that I discovered what a wonderful addition to meals it can be. It bulks up your pasta sauce, adds more chew to an otherwise ordinary aglio olio and goes well with any stir fry dish. 560 more words