Mushrooms on My Mind

Bleeding Mycena (Mycena haematopus) one of many fungi pages I worked on over the past day or so. During part of the conversation from the other night, it came up that Andy is something of a mushroomer. At the time I encouraged him to pass on his photos/observations to help contribute to the understanding of … Read more

Spruce Cone Mushroom (Baeospora myosura)

Baeospora myosura, which I am calling Spruce Cone Mushroom, fruits primarily on Sitka Spruce (Picea sitchensis) cones. In other parts of its range, it will also grow on Douglas Fir, but they are absent in this area. According to the California Fungi account for Baeospora myosura, there is only on other species that is sometimes … Read more

Late Season Mushroom

I still run into the occasional late fall mushroom as the temperatures have been dropping. I liked the lantern-like effect of the light through the gills of this one. I’m not sure what species it is. I have 4 nights of window recordings I need to get published, but that probably won’t happen until sometime … Read more