mushrooming – and a morning walk

So today I asked Tom if he wanted to come along for a walk; that way all 3 dogs could come.  He said yes! 

He doesn’t really like my wild spaces where Rubi and I walk so we headed to a local well used park with very nice groomed trails. And of course some intrepids have carved out their own little trails which is of course against park rules.

Any way, we had a lovely walk, saw some cool birds, the most unusual was the Pileated Woodpecker.


not my photo







We also rescued a box turtle


not my photo

 The turtle had gotten on to the stone path that has 8-12 inch side walls. There are cutouts for rainfall, but they are spaced apart.

Beautiful stream


And we saw mushrooms! 

Sparassis Crispa

Sparassis Crispa, aka cauliflower mushroom. I took this one!

Armillaria Tabescens

Armillaria Tabescens, aka Honey Mushroom. I took these.


This one is still unknown to me, the cap is about the size of a nickel.

Lots of these, Trametes, or Polypores.   I am still trying to identify these.


Phaeolus Schweinitzii

A very old Phaeolus Schweinitzii, aka Dyers Polypore

Anyway, it was a nice walk, the dogs are content, and we gonna eat some mushrooms!


About Debi in Merida

I moved from Colorado Springs, Colorado USA to Merida, Yucatan, MX in January 2006. I love to read, garden, travel, and hang out with friends.
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2 Responses to mushrooming – and a morning walk

  1. Andrea Montgomery says:

    Where did you learn so much about mushrooms? I am very impressed!! I also enjoyed your photos a great deal!

  2. Pingback: cooking with Armillaria Tabescens | Life after Mérida, Debi in Richmond

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