Inocybe fastigiata

November 13, 2007: Hamilton Mountain trail: Skamania County, WA: Inocybe fastigiata … am I sure of the species name? No. Most authors declare a microscope will be needed to positively identify all but a few species in this genus and I didn’t go to that extreme. But, it does look …

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Clavaria purpurea

November 5, 2007: Camp Magruder, Tillamook County OR: Clavaria purpurea found growing under salal (Gaultheria shallon) and Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis). You couldn’t get any closer to sea level than this location. Marvin and I walked the wetlands trail on the west side of Smith Lake. Trail head is located …

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Munson Creek Falls, Tillamook County, OR

November 5, 2007: Munson Creek Falls, Tillamook County, OR: Depending on which reference you read the falls is either 319 feet or 266 feet but in either case the falls is worth a stop. Marvin and I picked a beautiful sunny November day to make the trip. Finding the road …

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Oregon Mycological Society

October 21, 2007: Portland OR: Forestry Center: From Noon to Five today… the Mycological Society exhibits fungi (See the tab “About Fungi”) at the Forestry Building in Washington Park… it is an exceptional display. Not only do you see many, many species of fungi but you can rub shoulders with …

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Mushroom Hunting at Wildwood

 October 6, 2007, Wildwood, Multnomah County, OR: Marvin is taking a class in mushroom identification and today featured a field trip to Wildwood Recreation Site, off highway 26, near the community Welches. He invited me to join the group and with permission of the instructor I tagged along. Marvin and …

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