PESO: mushroom season

Henk Terhell hterhell at chello.nl
Mon Oct 21 12:54:20 EDT 2019


Thanks Igor. I agree these huge stacks must be honey mushrooms.

Henk

Op 2019-10-21 om 17:56 schreef Igor PDML-StR:
>
> Wow!
> 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!
>
>
> Igor
>
>
>
> 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:
> https://www.flickr.com/photos/mxer/48896367268/in/photostream/
> https://www.flickr.com/photos/mxer/48897698682/in/photostream/
>
>
> Henk
>




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