Part journal, part ID guide, and part sketchbook.
Mostly mushrooms, some birds, a few moths, and plenty of other natural history topics.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Mushroom Log - May 2014
Black Morel - Morchella sp.
Dryad's Saddle - Polyporus squamosus
Newly sprouted. They can get a lot bigger than this.
Inky Caps with a Dryad's Saddle - Coprinoid species with P. squamosus
Amber Jelly Roll - Exidia recisa
Unknown mushrooms looking sorry. I saw a similar mushroom last month and identified it as a Velvet-foot Mushroom (Flammulina velutipes), but that was based on overall impressions and not on careful study; orange mushrooms growing on stumps in cool weather often end up being Velvet-foot Mushrooms. But the details don't match. These had a white spore print,