Category Archives: A Fondness for Fungi

A Fondness for Fungi: Fall Findlings

Our autumn started five days ago here in northern Minnesota and our woods are fairly flourishing with many varieties of fungi. I love hiking at this time of year and take considerable care to find as many as I can … Continue reading

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A Fondness for Fungi: Coral Cathedral

I’ve been working on a nature trail for a couple of decades in our south seven acres of forest here in northern Minnesota. I look forward to this time of year with special anticipation, to see what delights will appear. … Continue reading

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A Fondness for Fungi: Late oysters

I was only at the cabin for a few days and only had time for one walk in our woods, a little more than a week ago, but this year’s crop of mushrooms was the most prolific I can remember. … Continue reading

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A Fondness for Fungi: Birch Boletes(?)

I’m back at home after several days at the cabin, during which I had no time at all to pay any attention either new posts or comments from my WordPress pals. In fact, it may be a week or more … Continue reading

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A fondness for fungi: Turkey tail

I was finally able to go for a hike in our woods today, but my old path was so congested with windfall trees in the wake of the big windstorm a little over a month ago that I spent nearly … Continue reading

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Melancholy Monday: Mellow mix

We’ve just returned from what we thought would be our last visit to the cabin for the year, but the construction projects are not yet finished, so there will need to be one more.         By the time we left, practically … Continue reading

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A Fondness for Fungi: Northern Minnesota, early September

One of the changes that I look forward to each year in late summer is the appearance of many varieties of fungi in the north woods. I was not disappointed when we were there last week, and I always keep … Continue reading

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Tweaking Tuesday debut

In response to a comment by one of my earliest blogging buddies, Adrian, that he made in response to my last post, this is the inaugural publication of a new category.  I am fond of experimenting with digital tools and, … Continue reading

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500 Ways to Live Your Love

On this milesone of my 500th post with WordPress, I thank all of you who have been following my blogs. I’ve thought about how to celebrate this, and decided to spend most of the day sorting out a dozen of … Continue reading

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A fondness for fungi: Philiota

As I walked around our cabin a few days ago, my path passed by an old piece of pine trunk that I placed on a large birch stump from a tree that we had felled many years ago. I’ve never … Continue reading

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