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Re: First question.... Is it good to eat ?
« Reply #20 on: August 21, 2016, 10:45:53 am »
This is my best picture of s mushroom...

 

 
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Re: First question.... Is it good to eat ?
« Reply #21 on: August 21, 2016, 10:55:32 am »
This is just a little part of a large mushroom circle in my yard...
Also known as fairy circle, elf circle, elf ring or pixie ring.
In France they are know as sorcerers rings.
In German they are know as witches' rings.
Dutch superstition claimed that the circles show where the Devil set his milk churn.
In Tyrol, folklore attributed fairy rings to the fiery tails of flying dragons.
European superstitions routinely warned against entering a fairy ring.
French tradition reported that fairy rings were guarded by giant bug-eyed toads that cursed those who violated the circles.
In Europe, entering a fairy ring would result in the loss of an eye.
Fairy rings are associated with diminutive spirits in the Philippines
Many folk beliefs generally paint fairy rings as dangerous places, best avoided.

He wha tills the fairies' green
Nae luck again shall hae :
And he wha spills the fairies' ring
Betide him want and wae.
For weirdless days and weary nights
Are his till his deein' day.
But he wha gaes by the fairy ring,
Nae dule nor pine shall see,
And he wha cleans the fairy ring
An easy death shall dee.


 

 
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Re: First question.... Is it good to eat ?
« Reply #22 on: August 21, 2016, 10:59:44 am »
Smurftastic! :)
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Re: First question.... Is it good to eat ?
« Reply #23 on: August 21, 2016, 11:35:56 am »
I recon I'm doomed then because I cleared out 2 of them last week so my old half blind horse wouldn't graze into them by accident.
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Re: First question.... Is it good to eat ?
« Reply #24 on: August 21, 2016, 11:48:31 am »
I recon I'm doomed then because I cleared out 2 of them last week so my old half blind horse wouldn't graze into them by accident.

They will be back unless you removed the ground also...
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Re: First question.... Is it good to eat ?
« Reply #25 on: August 21, 2016, 11:50:07 am »
The big craze now seems to be chaga. Every so called expert on health benefits not proven have taken to them.  ;D

Pre-commercial thinning pays off. :)

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Re: First question.... Is it good to eat ?
« Reply #26 on: August 27, 2016, 09:03:32 pm »
I trust portobello mushrooms, only cuz that is what the store label says it is...
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Re: First question.... Is it good to eat ?
« Reply #27 on: August 27, 2016, 11:04:01 pm »
Here are a few that I found today.  I didn't think to take pictures of the chanterelles, but they were good eatin' after I fried 'em up.

#1


#2


#3


#4


Can you tell which one isn't edible.

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Re: First question.... Is it good to eat ?
« Reply #28 on: August 27, 2016, 11:50:00 pm »
The only one I would feel comfortable even considering eating is #2.
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Re: First question.... Is it good to eat ?
« Reply #29 on: August 28, 2016, 12:35:12 am »
Yeah, that's the only one I was 100% on.  I fried them up with the chanterelles. Those are the first oysters I'd found around here.

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Re: First question.... Is it good to eat ?
« Reply #30 on: August 28, 2016, 03:05:56 am »
The last one looks like what we call turkey tail, which I wouldn't eat. And I'm not a mushroomer, so not likely to pick and eat any.  :D

The grey jays hide mushrooms in the fir trees, so they must be ones they plan on eating in winter. But a bird can also eat berries that will poison people, so that's no good. :D

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Re: First question.... Is it good to eat ?
« Reply #31 on: August 28, 2016, 06:27:19 am »
I think #1 is one of the amanitas and poisonous. #3, poisonous also and the turkey tail is used by some to make a medicinal tea that I don't remember what for. But don't take my word for any of this.
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Re: First question.... Is it good to eat ?
« Reply #32 on: August 28, 2016, 08:29:01 am »
I'll go with Reply #26.   ;D
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Re: First question.... Is it good to eat ?
« Reply #33 on: August 28, 2016, 06:49:36 pm »
I believe #1 is an edible bolete.  #2 is a good to oyster.  #3 I'm not sure what it is, but I'm pretty sure it's poisonous.   Right on with #4 turkey tail is not poisonous and used in medicine and in making vodka😀.

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Re: First question.... Is it good to eat ?
« Reply #34 on: November 26, 2016, 02:17:09 pm »
I agree No. 1 is a bolete.  They're pretty much all supposed to be edible but I've tried the ones around here and they're not worth eating.

I guess there's a big difference between "edible" and "choice" and not all choice ones are really very good.

We only pick chanterelles or cauliflower mushrooms.

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