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Phlebopus meltdown

Towards the end of May we noticed a large fungus, Phlebopus marginatus, on the wall of our dam. It was fairly large when we first noticed it but it grew and grew and then finally just melted away.

Field Reports

The quiet spell continues

Today’s guest picture is another from my brother and sister’s visit to the north east.  Once again it is transport picture but instead of bridges it shows Lindisfarne monks carrying St Cuthbert’s remains.  717 more words


An Emerging Trend: Multi-Drug Resistant Fungus

Over on her blog, Maryn McKenna discusses the latest emerging microscopic threat: drug-resistant fungal infections. It mentions the organism Candida auris and states: “The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is so concerned that it recently sent… 26 more words


Fungi on a Friday Night

Wherever we are, whatever we are doing, there will always be a fungus among us.  Fungi get their own kingdom in our taxonomic naming system, and it is a huge group of organisms!   751 more words


In Search of Fungi

Just Add Water featured mushrooms that sprang up following our recent heavy rains.

Before the woods dried out I sought them out again. I was not disappointed. 140 more words

Nature Photography

Seaweed season

Summer is seaweed season on the Salish Sea. Say that five times fast.

Deep forest is never far from the water, here. My daughter and I poked around on a trail we don’t usually go down, and found this fine fungus growing over a tree stump. 39 more words

Grass Diseases: Summer Fungi

A few weeks back, we wrote a blog on common causes of grass death. We touched a bit on various kinds of fungi and diseases that can kill growth, but our crew has been noticing more and more of these diseases popping up on job sites. 578 more words