Discussion in 'Flora & Fauna' started by Badey, Jan 24, 2017.
Not sure what these mushrooms are.
Doing some Google searching, I believe they are flammulina velutipes—edible but not prized for flavor.
Please chime in if you think they are or aren’t.
Polyporus Sulphureus (Sulfur Shelf, Chicken of the woods)...and a peanut.
Most of these gems were found growing on a small tract of land in an eastern hemlock forest.
I was scrounging up some birch bark the other day and found this... I know some fungus is useful as a tinder so my question is do I have a type of fungus that will be useful for fire? Is it useful for anything else?
Old Man of the Woods,and Hemlock Reishi are about the only edible fungi I came across.The reishi is plentiful due to the eastern hemlock stands in eastern PA(PA.state tree).I've only come across one Old Man...not enough to bother with so I left it go.
The edible fruiting body section is the whitish tan edge of the hemlock reishi sprouts
Old Man of the Woods
We have those here in Hawai'i, they are called "Pepeiao" (peh-peh-yao) which translates to "ear" , and in Japanese "Kikurage" (kee-koo-rah-geh). In English they are called Wood-Ear fungus. They are edible and add texture to dishes more than flavor.
There's fungus among us!
Here's a bunch growing in my backyard. They looked delicious so I ate them, then I died. I'll never make that mistake again.
Amazing pictures / posts. Identifying and harvesting mushrooms is something I would really like to learn how to do. I remember my grandfather taking me into the woods to collect mushrooms when I was around 13. I really wished I paid more attention.
Strange fence fungi?
Aka, my shiiitake logs
That was early Fall last year .... sorry, Just looking forward to my Spring flush!
The black morels are just starting to pop in the Ozarks. I found the first few on March 15. There are very few around right now. It shouldn't be too long and they should start growing good enough for a good pickin.
Har-har. That's 3 species of lichens that you made into a work of art.
The Red Belted Polypore:
Cut back a elm last fall=morels this spring
Big yellows are in North Central Ohio.
I seen this scary looking dude when I was on my walk last Saturday.. looks like I could have got the squirts just getting near it so I didn't touch it.
this is it..
A Giant Puffball I photographed earlier today in a local park.
Just to give an idea of the size...
Turkey Tail and Old Man of the Woods
Have you eaten the outer white part of this? I have heard it's pretty good.
Took these pics this morning, growing on our compost pile. Can't remember what they are, but I am pretty sure they wouldn't be good fried in butter.
Are these deathcap shrooms?
But they sure are pretty.
I don't know what these are, any help? Found in a wooded area of Western NY, Chestnut Ridge park. Tasted kinda funnnyy not sure ifths I can stilll feeeell lipssssssss. ooooooo, look atty the butterflies....
Yes I have and yes it is!
Does look like it belongs to the Amanita family. Hard to tell which one though. Maybe someone with more smarts will be able to answer this. Yep they are cool!
Maybe if you added a little garlic.....I kid, I kid.
Hahaaaa. That's funny right there.
In my front yard
The sun was shining off of several of these this morning, so I took a pic.
Then after years of seeing them finally looked up to see what they were https://naturallycuriouswithmaryholland.wordpress.com/2012/10/16/yellow-orange-fly-agaric-mushroom/
I may have to dry and put away a few of these for my later years
Oysters I believe.
Last weekend I found a gorgeous Shaggy Mane. I hoped to find another this weekend but I was disappointed.
I did have fun hunting though! The only thing I brought with me on my hike this weekend to help me ID anything was a brew kit for a little stop and think. I took lots of pictures though and IDing them all is this week's homework. Any help is appreciated!
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Hello, thanks to everyone on the forum I'm pretty certain what this is...(I posted the question in another forum)....thank you all
What is it
This isn't Turkey tail fungus, is it?
These sure look like they could be oyster mushrooms...and if they are, man oh man, what a HAUL!!!!
White ones are oysters for sure. The yellow ones look almost like a polypore?
Sixth one down is a somewhat rare polypore “ Mitten of the Woods “
Caught a case of the Monday’s and headed out of the drab inner city and into the magical world of the NorCal Redwoods. I had no idea what I was looking at (still don’t, so if you can help...). But capturing shrooms carving an existence in nooks and crannies is captivating. First pic was a treat as I was packing away sticks before the nighttime rain fell.
A few in a campground near Lake Superior Southern Ontario