Fungi Friday - Slim Pickings

in #fungifriday2 months ago

Here are some slim picking for this #fungifriday by @ewkaw
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Look some black jelly roll aka exidia glandulosa. This is edible but bland and hard to find enough for a meal.
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Now for some amber jelly roll aka exidia recisa. This is also edible but bland. Only useful in spicy soup.
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The days have been cold and gray here so not many mushrooms are out anymore. Mainly jelly fungi is out.
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More amber jelly roll, this one seems to be in a more rounded shape. I bet if its dna was sequenced this might be a subtle new species of jelly roll.
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Finally some wood ear. This is also fairly bland but has more taste and a better texture than jelly fungi. This also has anticancer properties to it.
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I also found some old chicken of the woods. If only I had checked here a few months earlier I could have had some good meals.
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This is what I was looking for today, winter mushrooms aka velvet foots. Sadly I found none as this is a photo from last year. Fortunately these can easily be bought from the store, they are skinny and white when grown in captivity and go by the name enokitake. Very tasty.
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This squirrel was wondering what I was doing in his forest. He made a few barking noises at me.
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On my way back home I noticed my neighbor had decorated their halloween crows with Thanksgiving attire. I'll keep an eye out for the Christmas outfit.

Happy #fungifriday

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It's a great post, with beautiful photos and a nice story.

Thanks for looking :-)

That black slime looks awesome :)

One of these days I'll collect enough for a meal.

without the lake, squirrel, and the Halloween crow snaps, the post is really from an alien planet...by an alien...never seen such things ...mindblowing...🤗

Its like that fungus from the movie prometheus.