Monthly Archives: July 2011

Chanterelles!

These are as related to button mushrooms as platypus and a human. So, if someone hasn’t tried these, but has tried other mushrooms and doesn’t like mushrooms, this means nothing about how that person will feel about Chanterelles. Of course, a pers… Continue reading

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Beautiful photos

P1090192.JPG are pictures of my daughter next to cherry and apple blossoms I picked, which are in a vase. P1090465.JPG is an evening primrose (edible flower), taken outside at night, with a primrose moth (Schinia florida) in its center. Continue reading

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mushrooms and a creature

Picture with 2 mushrooms of similar size are each edible boletes, with the left I believe to be a birch scaberstalk and the right may be a red cracked bolete. Picture with a mushroom in middle and a pink blob on top right. Middle one looked like a… Continue reading

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I found a huge variety of Russulas. They were beautiful:

I sauteed a few in butter and grapeseed oil w/a little salt. Outstanding, especially the purple one’s cap’s flavor. I then triedhttp://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&cd=6&sqi=2&ved=0CD8QFjAF&url=http%3A%2 F%2Fwww.zimbio.com%2FRecipes%2Farticl… Continue reading

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Help to ID? (BTW, I saw your photos on mushroom expert. Looks good!)

Oh wow, so the russulas are certainly russulas, with some as choice edibles. Wonderful. For the other set of photos, I think I’m understanding it to be:Left one is a bolete but my photo’s resolution wasn’t high enough to allow accurate identificat… Continue reading

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Help to ID? (BTW, I saw your photos on mushroom expert. Looks good!)

With uncertainty about many mushrooms I found, I sent this to an expert. Hopefully she can help.So, here’s the situation, I have 2 sets of photos, each w/different mushrooms. One set appear to be russulas, however I’m used to the small types that … Continue reading

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lots of mushrooms

Pics from late June. Most of what you see here are edible with varied flavors & textures. The fairy ring mushroom I gathered 2 cups of and used them to make the soup from http://www.mssf.org/cookbook/fairyring.html, for which I made my own stock. … Continue reading

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