PESO: mushroom season
hterhell at chello.nl
Mon Oct 21 12:54:20 EDT 2019
Thanks Igor. I agree these huge stacks must be honey mushrooms.
Op 2019-10-21 om 17:56 schreef Igor PDML-StR:
> I envy you!
> Great "harvest" and good photos!
> We've been gathering those with my parents a lot when I was a kid.
> It's been ages since I've done that. (I am not familiar with place in
> Texas where you can gather mushrooms, and I am not even sure if Central
> Texas has much of variety of mushrooms that I am used to. The last time
> I did mushroom hunting was in Mendocino county in N. California many
> years ago.)
> The mushrooms in your photos, I believe, are called "Honey mushroom"
> (Genus Armillaria).
> The Russian name for it, "opyonok" (written as "openok", pl. openky),
> originates from "around a stump".
> I just found that in Canada, in particular in Manitoba, it is called
> the same way "openky", with the same origin attribution (via Ukrainian).
> I just discovered this fun fact:
> ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Armillaria )
> One of the four UK species can cause sickness when ingested with
> alcohol. For those unfamiliar with the species, it is advisable not to
> drink alcohol for 12 hours before and 24 hours after eating this
> mushroom to avoid any possible nausea and vomiting.
> In Russia, people often use marinated "Openky"- Honey Mushroom as a
> chaser after a shot of vodka. And I've never heard about anybody there
> vomiting after these mushroom...
> On the other hand, after plenty of vodka...
> Thanks for sharing!
> Henk Terhell Tue, 15 Oct 2019 01:10:22 -0700 wrote:
> Never seen so many mushrooms as in this autumn.
> Probably a combination of hot summer spells and a wet start of autumn.
> I'm running around like mad to get pictures in the woods here.
> Mostly do focus stacking to get everything sharp.
> Here two examples out of my series:
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