Heading out to do my morning rounds, it was already getting really hot. As I write this, we've reached 28C/82F, and we're still about 5 hours away from when the hottest part of the day usually hits. We've got forecasts for possible thundershowers this afternoon. I hope we at least get some rain, but I … Continue reading Garden finds, mystery squash, and pretty things
At our last Costco trip, we picked up large packages of three different types of mushrooms. After using as much fresh mushrooms as we wanted, I planned to dehydrate the rest. I really like the mushroom salt we'd made, but wanted to have mushroom powder, without the salt, to use. The powder is an excellent … Continue reading Drying mushrooms – sort of
I found these in one of the squash beds this morning. Overnight, some mushrooms worked their way through the mulch and, from the looks of the stems in the background, exploded. 😀 The Re-Farmer
Welcome to my “Recommended” series of posts. These will be weekly – for now – posts about resources and sites I have found over the past while that I found so excellent, I want to share them with you, my dear readers. 🙂 Whether or not I continue to post these, and how often they … Continue reading Recommended: What the Fungus
While taking my walk around the yard, I noticed a new tree mushroom by the collapsing log shed in the yard. Unlike the others I've found, this one was quite low down, so this photo was me holding my phone under it and hoping for the best! I'm happy with how it turned out. It … Continue reading Big Tree ‘shroom!
They have gotten bigger.
While walking around the yard this morning, picking up branches fallen after last night's high winds and a bit of a storm, something caught my eye. I ended up having to grab a stool to get any photos, since standing in my tip-toes, stretching as high as I could and using voice commands to take … Continue reading I see you!
My apologies for the bad pun... 😀 Walking through the West yard, we noticed these, high above our heads... This is on one of the three big maples near the fire pit. They showed up very quickly; I know for sure they weren't there, just a couple of days ago! Looking around, we found these … Continue reading There are fungus among us