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  Topic: What are these?
Zarza

Replies: 6
Views: 2789
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Thu Aug 09, 07 8:31 am   Subject: What are these?
As weird as it may sound, no spore print was yielded after a day laying. wtf?
  Topic: What are these?
Zarza

Replies: 6
Views: 2789
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Wed Aug 08, 07 1:35 pm   Subject: What are these?
Hi

I took this pictures today. Any idea what they are?

1.
http://www.downsizer.net/gallery/6693/CRIM0001.JPG2.
http://www.downsizer.net/gallery/6694/CRIM0002.JPG3.This boletus change very quic ...
  Topic: Plenty of Horns
Zarza

Replies: 8
Views: 3101
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Wed Aug 08, 07 9:39 am   Subject: Plenty of Horns
Pete I also have noticed lots of Bitter Boletes, must be just right for them.

http://www.downsizer.net/gallery/6689/downsizer008.jpg

That sort of things is what I need to get my wife into foragi ...
  Topic: Mushroom ID request
Zarza

Replies: 10
Views: 5338
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Mon Aug 06, 07 11:10 am   Subject: Mushroom ID request
Cab,
I think the violet stains are part of the original colour. When I cut the mushroom in half, they were already there.
The spore print is brown.

Maxwell,
No, there wasn't any rusty coloured v ...
  Topic: Mushroom ID request
Zarza

Replies: 10
Views: 5338
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Sun Aug 05, 07 6:04 pm   Subject: Mushroom ID request
Zarza, have a look at Cortinarius purpurascens. What do you think?

Cab, according to Rogersmushrooms website, the Cortinarius purpurascens becomes purple when bruised or cut. The one I found remain ...
  Topic: Mushroom ID request
Zarza

Replies: 10
Views: 5338
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Sun Aug 05, 07 2:05 pm   Subject: Mushroom ID request
Hi all

Found this while foraging. I don't know what it is.
The cap is a mix of gold/silver, dull.
The stem is white/pale violet.
The gills are grey.
It doesn't stein when cut.
It doesn't smell ...
  Topic: Hi all. I'm back.
Zarza

Replies: 11
Views: 3643
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Sun Jul 15, 07 10:47 pm   Subject: Hi all. I'm back.
Hi all and thanks for the welcome.


The Agaricus, does it stain at all after cutting? And what does it smell like?
No, it doesn't stain. It smells of mushroom, very soft, almost imperceptible. I ...
  Topic: Hi all. I'm back.
Zarza

Replies: 11
Views: 3643
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Sun Jul 15, 07 3:24 pm   Subject: Hi all. I'm back.
Hello all foragers.

I've been very busy the past months, and I couldn't go out foraging. But now it seems that everything is going back to normal, so I expect to spend more time in the wild.

Tod ...
  Topic: Bingo and JP's foray pics
Zarza

Replies: 12
Views: 4488
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Sat Nov 18, 06 9:21 pm   Subject: Bingo and JP's foray pics
Cunning plan, Bingo, to put the oak leaf in the basket - knew it would fool them
LOL
  Topic: Missing: Oyster Mushrooms
Zarza

Replies: 21
Views: 9507
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Sat Nov 18, 06 6:32 pm   Subject: Missing: Oyster Mushrooms
That means that there are some pockets with wierd genetics that have survived well
Does it mean that those elms are somehow "immune"?
  Topic: Can anyone tell me what these are
Zarza

Replies: 20
Views: 8170
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Sat Nov 18, 06 6:21 pm   Subject: Can anyone tell me what these are
LOL bingo. That picture reminds of me when I try to think.
  Topic: Bingo and JP's foray pics
Zarza

Replies: 12
Views: 4488
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Sat Nov 18, 06 6:10 pm   Subject: Bingo and JP's foray pics
There is only one word that comes to my mind: JEALOUSY.

I hate you and jp deeply

they seem to like coniferous
Deceiveing tactic. I can see ONE oak leaf in your basket. We'll find th ...
  Topic: Missing: Oyster Mushrooms
Zarza

Replies: 21
Views: 9507
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Sat Nov 18, 06 6:04 pm   Subject: Missing: Oyster Mushrooms
well in all my books they say the same the like oak,beech but predominatly elm i hope that helps
Thanks skedone. There are quite a few oaks over here. Luckily (and after last night snow), oyster mush ...
  Topic: Missing: Oyster Mushrooms
Zarza

Replies: 21
Views: 9507
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Sat Nov 18, 06 11:26 am   Subject: Missing: Oyster Mushrooms
Bingo,

We used to "rice fighting" in the classroom. The hollow case of a Bic ballpoint pen was a perfect gun to shot rice grains to your enemies.
The harder you blew, the more painfull the shell w ...
  Topic: Missing: Oyster Mushrooms
Zarza

Replies: 21
Views: 9507
PostForum: Foraging   Posted: Fri Nov 17, 06 9:08 pm   Subject: Missing: Oyster Mushrooms
More bad news for me.

To add insult to injury, I've checked the Forestry Commission Scotland web site to gather more information about Beech trees in Scotland. Read the first paragraph. Link: , wit ...
 
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