Yesterday I went mushrooming. The warm wet autumn rain has provided an abundance. All varieties of mushrooms abound; even the poisonous ones. I’m now a sprightly seventy, but my grandfather taught me when I was a kid how to tell one mushroom from another. 327 more words
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One reason I like mushrooms is their descriptive names,
like this Witches’ butter (Tremella mensenterica).
This small jelly-like fungus grew on a stick that fell out of the dead pear tree in our yard.
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