Archive for November, 2010

Orange Mock-oyster

Orange Mock-oyster

November 24, 2010

It is always a banner day to find a new mushroom and feel 99% sure that you know what it is. Really doesn’t happen too often–at least not to me…. [Continued]

Feather-legged fly on Aster, note the "feathers."

Feather-legged Fly

November 15, 2010

One of the best reasons, beyond the culinary, for growing mint near your garden is that it is a great nectar source for any number of ┬áparasites. One parasite I… [Continued]

Puffballs in Aspic

Puffballs in Aspic

November 6, 2010

Nope, not a recipe, Puffballs in Aspic is the common name of Calostoma cinnabarina, which is fairly common hereabouts in autumn. Calostoma cinnabarina is originally covered with a red-orange rind,… [Continued]

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