Friday, October 3, 2008

Hen of the Woods


At the base of an oak tree, far into the woods, I found this "choice"-grade edible mushroom, Hen of the Woods (Grifola frondosa), my first ever. Was I thrilled! Recognized it at once from studying fungi manuals. Got the scale and weighed it in at 24+ ounces. Beautiful.

1 comment:

letspaintnature.com said...

Holy mushroom!!! What a catch. I bet that will make some meal!