The Sentinal

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Looks good enough to eat…

These looked soft and fragrant, like oyster mushrooms. I really need to take a course on edible mushrooms! Maybe I was getting hungry when I saw these, maybe it was just my mind transitioning from thinking ahead to being present in the moment... the hunger left and I started hearing and seeing the forest around … Continue reading Looks good enough to eat…


Edible, Magic, or Poisonous?

I really need to take a course on foraging and mushrooms. The forest is packed with life and I feel I know nothing about most of it. Arg!!! There's just so much to learn. Amazingly, even though I notice so many things and really love noticing them, I get anxious at not knowing more about … Continue reading Edible, Magic, or Poisonous?

Coral Fungus

We saw these in a small area, deep under the heavy canopy, next to heavily rotted logs... and nowhere else in the entire forest. They seemed to be spreading out from a core near the logs. Bright and translucent white blooms; they vibrated and seemed blurry to my eyes as if I was looking at … Continue reading Coral Fungus

Colonizing Decay

We saw loads of these little mushrooms all over the Morgan Arboretum forest... on dead and dying trees, and on the lower sides of tall healthy-looking trees too. Trees of all diameters and species. The commonality is that these paper-thin and undulated-surface fungi always grow in what looks like a colony. Bu themselves, they appear … Continue reading Colonizing Decay