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About CamilleR

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    foraging for mushrooms, gardening, antiques

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  1. CamilleR

    Some of my favorite pics

    Nice bolete! Are the ones in the first pic angel wings, Pleurocybella porrigens?
  2. I found Pleurotus ostreatus and Phyllotopsis nidulans on the same log, which seems unusual to me. They were too far apart to get in a pic. Ended up with a couple pounds of prime oysters.
  3. I pulled this back up in case anyone wants to make this for New Year's. I made some using 2 1/2 teaspoons trumpet powder and 2 blocks of cream cheese.
  4. CamilleR

    Help ID, it broke through shed floor

    Wow that's a lot of spores. Never seen them like that before.
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    Compare to Flammulina velutipes.
  6. CamilleR

    ID Help, perhaps chicken?

    Looks like it to me. Might be mature in a couple days.
  7. CamilleR

    what is this mushroom

    I would never eat any mushroom based on what someone else says. Make sure you have 100% positive identification first. Since you said these have grey gills, I 'think' they are Hypholoma species.
  8. CamilleR

    How fast can hens grow?

    I had a good year here picking 8 in their prime. Double what I had two years ago. Learned a lot about the way they grow.
  9. CamilleR

    Good blewit habitat

    I found more older ones by dead trees with the bark falling off. I'm going to make a debris pile with layers of mushrooms and spore prints. Wish I would've found these places a month ago but I hit my goal of finding some to try.
  10. CamilleR

    Mushrooms in Lidl

    Our Aldi stocks fresh Giorgio mushrooms from Pennsylvania. Sometimes as little as $ .79 per carton. We don't have Lidl in this area. I wonder where those were picked?
  11. I was so happy I finally found a lot of blewits around a fallen tree. Unfortunately most were past prime but I found a few lavender ones to cook. They were delicious. Hoping to pick more next weekend.
  12. CamilleR

    Found walking to the bar!!

    Wow! Was it near a waterway? Or some odd microclimate I guess.
  13. CamilleR

    Craterellis tubaeformis

    I don't think I've found c. Tubaeformis but I find a small amount of c. Ignicolor and I love the taste of those.
  14. CamilleR

    Help with Id

    Michael Kuo says they have a sickly sweet smell. I'm surprised you still have mushrooms on the ground. It will be about 20 degrees here tonight.