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Friday, July 22, 2005

Novice Mycophagist #2 “To Eat or Not to Eat”

Even though we spent 10 days at the cabin over the 4th of July week, it just wasn’t enough! So, we were back up there again the following weekend. We arrived in late afternoon on Thursday, and shortly after arriving we had a real downpour. Lightning, thunder, rain and hail. Altogether about 2/3 of an inch in less than an hour. The moisture was really needed. It was the first precipation in many weeks. The temperatures had been running in the high 80’s and low 90’s and it was getting really dry.

Of course, one of our first thoughts was “mushrooms!”.

On Friday morning, early, we took the dogs “around”. That is what we call our walk on the trail to the beaver pond and back—“around”. It was cool and wet and wonderful.

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Posted under: Mushroom Articles • by Rick on 07/22/2005 at 02:55 PM
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