Mushroom Foray 12-Feb-05
Fungus Federation of Santa Cruz
|FFSC Foray co-leader Bill White (c) chats with members before start of hunt.|
|Foray took place at a site in the redwood forest above Santa Cruz.|
|Co-leader John Brown (r) shared his expertise on the Black Trumpet's habitat.|
|Handful of wild Black Trumpet mushrooms found beside the trail.|
|Foray participants attempt to identify some unknown mushrooms.|
|Everyone came prepared for a successful foray.|
|Mushroom hunters weren't the only ones foraging in the forest.|
|Black Trumpets (Craterellus fallax)|
|Redwood forests are home to many colorful mushrooms.|
secrete a deadly poison through their skin.
Be sure to wash your hands thoroughy after handing one.
woods are lovely, dark and deep, but I have promises to keep
and miles to go before I sleep... and miles to go before I sleep. - W. Whitman
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