Trees, fruits and mushrooms

31 Aug


This Fir is quite burlumpuous.


Young Chaga mushrooms on mature birch trees.


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


Heavily fruiting Hawthorn.


Closer look at the fruit.


Hobblebush with unripe fruit


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


Catathelasma ventricosum mushroom in button stage.


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.


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.


A few fresh Chanterelle. ciao


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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