Monthly Archives: October 2012

IDs Pls. (& also quite the assortment of oddities & such)

Howdy:I did a mushroom walk today along a dirt road in the woods. I found no hens, chickens, or other mushrooms w/names of such fowl. And anything choice was in small quantity. Given all the mushrooms that have been around lately, this surprised m… Continue reading

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MushroomTalk Post: propagation

I took Daniel B. Wheeler’s advice (http://mushroomobserver.org/111969?q=k0qV) and made slurries in the blender w/some old shaggy parasols & blewit pilei. I shoveled up the mycelium w/in leaves to put in a bag and then dumped on my own home’s leave… Continue reading

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looks like a new shadow vessel model & smells like broccoli

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What’s Cooking?

1. The egg dish shown is a frittata made w/amaranth greens (spinach can substitute), Armillaria gallica (a good quality semi-ringed honey mushroom), and the large “choice” Chlorophyllum rhacodes (aka Shaggy parasol). 2. The soup is a cream and sto… Continue reading

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Phallus & Mexican Recipe

The two topics I’m covering here are:1. I’ve found Phallus mushrooms. These bear similarities to a similar Asian mushroom (see below wiki link). Now, in the process of drying a couple, their smell has permeated a number of rooms. It is so strong, … Continue reading

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Phallus & Mexican Recipe

The two topics I’m covering here are:1. I’ve found Phallus mushrooms. These bear similarities to a similar Asian mushroom (see below wiki link). Now, in the process of drying a couple, their smell has permeated a number of rooms. It is so strong, … Continue reading

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david s.’s book & fire

This is true. It happened today. I collected blewits the other day. With not very cool nights, I thought it nice to get a couple. They were some of the most colorful ones I have seen, too. Now, in reading Spahr’s book, I noticed it had a high rati… Continue reading

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