August 5th, 2012
our first find:
leatherback milk cap, edible
Amanita rubescens, edible
not to be confused with...
over the river...
and through the woods
home sweet gnome
not to be confused with edible Russula
puffballs (a.k.a. wolf farts), edible
you call THAT a knife?
heading on up the mountain
stopping for thimbleberry...
arriving at Walker Falls
bee balm (wild oregano)
checking this log for orange mushrooms (see slide for September here),
we find this sitting there instead, opened!!?? We were "crushed."
reishi, the "mushroom of immortality," growing from where I had harvested it
cataloging our catch of the day
on the drive home, stuck in traffic
back at Spirit Mountain Sanctuary
time to cook
don't crowd the pan!
be back soon