Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Blood Hill and Mushrooms

Took Joe and Gail Coolidge to visit Blood Hill on the border of Ashby and Ashburnham. Took a few pictures of the piles, and a few more of the mushrooms.

A familiar shape:

And here is my son, grown a bit older, giving me the thumbs up:

How about these Boletus? These are the ones that make the Russians' eyes glaze.

Looks like mushroom hunting would have been good last weekend.

1 comment :

pwax said...

I am wrong about the Russians. Apparently this red-topped boletus is not their favorite red-topped boletus. This one was yellow underneath and they like the one that is white underneath - more subtle than this American was prepared for.