Trees, fruits and mushrooms

31 Aug

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This Fir is quite burlumpuous.

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Young Chaga mushrooms on mature birch trees.

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Eastern white pine with developing cone. (click on to notice the resin on the cone)

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Heavily fruiting Hawthorn.

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Closer look at the fruit.

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Hobblebush with unripe fruit

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Here we see lots of red and a few ripe black Hobblebush berries.

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Catathelasma ventricosum mushroom in button stage.

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Here we have mature, button and young all growing within a few feet of each other. These are the first ones I seen this year and this usually indicates its look-alike White Matsutake will be appearing in a few weeks, rain permitting.

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Xerula furfuracea, this one was growing out of a beech tree stump which is the norm for this mushroom. We see around a foot of stem yet I was unable to get the whole thing as it snapped of at some point which helps in the identification as the breaking of the stem has a real green bean snap sound which is unusual in mushrooms.

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A few fresh Chanterelle. ciao

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One Response to “Trees, fruits and mushrooms”

  1. Isaac Yuen August 31, 2013 at 8:45 pm #

    Reblogged this on Ekostories.

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