Mushrooms on the Mountain: Easter Saturday Fungi Hunt 🍄

Mt Wellington/kunanyi overlooks the city of Hobart, and on a clear day, the view is beautiful. But this day was NOT a clear day.

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Instead, we found a track about half way down the mountain perfect for mushroom hunting.

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It's Autumn in Tasmania, so a perfect time to do it. I had joined the Tas Fungi Facebook group and was amazed at some of the shrooms they were finding.

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Turns out there was every colour under the sun to be found, including green!

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I do wish I had a better phone to capture them, but my Oppo did an okay job.

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I was thrilled to find blue ones as well, which were way tinier than expected. That's the funny thing about macro mushroom photography - size is deceptive.

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We followed the track to the Octopus Tree, a proper Magic Faraway Tree, which sported even more mushrooms.

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I loved the green mushrooms, but some of the brown ones were just as awesome in my book.

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Funny how mushroom 🍄 hunting can turn a fifteen minutes walk into an hour and a half frolick. What an utterly delightful time we had in one of Tasmania's damp autumnal treasure troves of a forest.

With Love,

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Are your eyes always looking down when you walk? You can always find them lined up there.

But the tree gripping the rock is also very attractive, I think it is a very strong belief and never give up. It was about "Someday I'll get a grip" and the tree has done it.

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I find trees growing out of rocks super cool

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I love how you managed to find so many different varieities. I wish I knew what were edible and do some searching too.

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I didn't mind yhey weren't edible but that would be cool too!

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Wow they are all amazing, I like the green parrot ones and the black mycenas.

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