The Mushroom Thread! Amazing Pix! *HEAVY

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Aframechickens191, Jul 12, 2010.

  1. Aframechickens191

    Aframechickens191 Chirping

    May 23, 2010
    NW Ohio
    A few weeks ago i decided to go out among our trees and take some pictures of whatever I saw there that interested me [​IMG] this is some of what i came up with! I just think theyre too beautiful and somewhat stunning to not share! so, here ya go, and you can post pics of your awesome looking mushrooms too! [​IMG]

    This one is about 2 in. wide. its really different from what I usually see!

    Some more shots of the same one:
    the bottom view:

    these are more common:

    I found some busy ants on this one!

    These were probably the coolest; a chicken ate the smaller one but I took pics of the bigger ones progressing growth over only 4 days! it was suprising how much it would change overnight!

    I think these look like sea anemonies! they are only 1/4 in. wide too! so cool!

    A very dark and smooth 4 in. tall fungus:

    One that was so white Id call it a "ghost mushroom" ! [​IMG]

    This is the top mushroom after about a week from the first pic.:

    Another of the same kind on a tree:

    Looks like noodles! Found on a tree stump.

    Is this fungus, growing ON fungus?! lol

    well, I have more but Im afraid of overloads lol and also if anyone knows offhand what kind of mushrooms any of these are, feel free to tell me! are any of them edible? because im not taking chances with the internet [​IMG]

  2. lilshadow

    lilshadow Songster

    Jan 8, 2008
    Milaca, MN
    Those are great pic's. What state are you in?
  3. Aframechickens191

    Aframechickens191 Chirping

    May 23, 2010
    NW Ohio
    We are in the extreme northwest corner of OHIO! [​IMG]
  4. TriciaHowe

    TriciaHowe Mother Hen

    Nov 11, 2008
    Trenton, FL
    Wow! Those are neat [​IMG] Thanks for sharing!!!
  5. Love my Critters!

    Love my Critters! Songster

    Apr 15, 2008
    Carlsbad, NM
    Awesome pics! Thanks [​IMG]
  6. Brindlebtch

    Brindlebtch Songster

    Apr 15, 2009
    Way cool!

    I hope you are or are going to be a mycologist!
  7. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

    Aug 25, 2008
    So nice to find someone with a shared hobby - and I mean the mushrooms/toadstools. I love looking at all the fungi down here, I'll get some pics if I can get the dang camera to work again.

    Thank you for posting, lovely pics!

  8. Goose and Fig

    Goose and Fig Grateful Geese

    Apr 19, 2009
    Fall Creek Falls TN
    Great pics!
    We have the big red ones with the polka dots- look like they're straight out of Alice in Wonderland.
  9. Ema

    Ema Songster

    Jun 4, 2010
    N. Ontario CANADA
    must be either quite wet or humid environment. I have some of those on m land, my hubby decided once to touch one and then rubbed his hand, arm and leg got really swollen and I took him to the hospital, it itched and burnd a the same time and it was so red...the doctor looked at him and without asking what happened said...YOU"VE GOT A FUNGUS INFECTION!! LOL...well the cream helped!!! in case you are wondring he touched the ones that are pink and are on the tree log...FYI: I touched them too and nothing happened to me.
  10. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

    Apr 21, 2008
    West Michigan
    Very cool pics! [​IMG]

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