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About therapistsamschaperow

Psychotherapist with a specialty in working with Bipolar and multi-diagnosed individuals and their families.

Uh, is this a Tylopilus or some sort?

Most remarkable is the almost neon green color it showed in the bottom of the stipe. It is mycorrhizal with birch. Pics: Advertisements

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Tan Lepista nuda (blewet)???

I’ve attached pics. They were found in a lawn. I see no trace of lilac coloration, even in the gills, however I think that is quite possible (especially in some areas like here in CT). Odor: I don’t think I … Continue reading

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12 October, 2017 03:45

I finally made birch syrup from gallons of sap. I found the result excellent w/meat (worked well w/deer, very well w/steak, and well w/lamb). Though it makes little syrup, it is very potent, and so a little goes a long … Continue reading

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Jumping Maggots on Berkeley’s Polypore!

See pics and vid (yes, the noise are the maggots jumping, hitting the plastic bag!).

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Amanita – mostly white. Seeking ID.

Taste & odor mild. Found near birch. Grows from volva (pic w/a younger one of the two found today shows its volva, too) that seems to also show it didn’t have a rooting quality. Resembles A. virosa, but seems different … Continue reading

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17 April, 2017 13:10

Standing under my birch tree, it felt like it was raining, but no cloud was above us. I discovered a broken branch was dripping sap. I planned to make birch syrup with it. But, I was down to such a … Continue reading

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Pawpaw

http://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2011/09/29/140894570/the-pawpaw-foraging-for-americas-forgotten-fruit

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