|Lactarius indigo in damp mixed oak/pine woods, 9/22/11|
|Armillaria mellea on oak roots, 9/15/11|
Here are a few of the fungi that have caught my attention along the trails around Concord's East Quarter and the Estabrook Woods. Far from expert in this area, I've made my best guess at many identifications. Experienced readers, please use the comment window to advise or correct me!
|In a shady niche of old pine log, 9/15/11|
|Macrolepiota procera (?), hiding in ferns, 9/13/11|
|Old Man of the Woods (Strobilomyces floccopus), 9/17/11|
|Horn of Plenty (Craterellus cornucopioides), 9/20/11|
|Trametes sp. on dying birch, 9/20/11|
|Turkey-tail (Trametes versicolor) on hardwood roots 9/13/11|
Big and Small:
|Soccer-ball sized Giant Puffballs (Calvatia gigantea), 8/20/11|
|Thousands of Marasmius capillaris dot the leaf litter, 9/29/11|
The mushrooms are even eating other mushrooms:
|Asterophora lycoperdoides eating decayed Russula brevipes (my educated guess), 9/13/11|
The Mushroom Expert, Roger's Mushrooms, and Tom Volk's Fungi.