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Monday, October 14, 2013

So .... Many .... Mushrooms!!!

Can anyone help me identify this cool mushroom? I think it is a chanterelle. But while I love hunting mushrooms to photograph, identifying them is not my strong suit.

We went walking around Trillium Lake two weekends ago, and I have honestly never seen so many mushrooms in my whole life. So many varieties! I LOVE photographing mushrooms, but wanted to keep under control, so I only photographed the most interesting varieties. I think I have a new favorite ... until I spot another, more unique variety ;)

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Laura said...

not sure but they are very interesting and beautiful! Thanks for sharing the love up-close with I Heart Macro Sarah:-)

Stefan Jansson said...

I only shoot them, so I'm afraid I can't help you out here. But they do say autumn to me.

Jesh St Germain said...

On thing I know chantarelles are edible. But so long ago I had them, can't remember what they looked like:)

Stephanie said...

Interesting mushrooms.

Linda said...

Here from MOM. I knew I had to visit-I'm fascinated by mushrooms-happen to LOVE the edible varieties too :) Don't know what these are but what a pretty shot.

aimee said...

Not sure of the variety too, but it sure is unusual. Beautiful!
Blessings, Aimee

Gunilla B├Ąck said...

I love the patterns on the underside. Not sure these are cantarelles though.

Hannah said...

I bought some in the store recently that look just like these, but I don't have knowledge or experience about eating them in the wild, but I did see this on google about look-a-likes-


bailey-road.com said...

What a lovely find!

Reddunappy said...

They look like chanterelles to me, very prolific this time of year and good eating!!! The gills go down the stem thats what you want. My Dad has been picking a lot of them right now. He dries them, we can them.