Foraging · South-Western Ontario · Wild Mushrooms

Cambridge, August 27th, 2017

On weekend I visited forest near Cambridge (Ontario). The area is some 45 km North-West of my home. I was passing through really old hardwoods and area with mature spruce. Hardwoods The most spectacular was strong showing of clusters of Clitocybula oculus. ┬áIn my main field guide (Mushrooms of Ontario and Eastern Canada) the name… Continue reading Cambridge, August 27th, 2017

Puffball · South-Western Ontario · Wild Mushrooms

August 21st, 2017

Since nothing overly exciting is happening in deciduous woods I visited one of the young spruce grows. Later in the season this is the place to find some Lactarius species, blewits and puffballs. This time I found really beautiful specimens of earthstars (Geastrum saccatum) in different stages of development. This is not something I find… Continue reading August 21st, 2017