Category Archives: Mushrooms

Fallen Fungus

Chewed, crumbling and disintegrating, this large mushroom is a metaphor for the end of summer and the first cool days of what is hoped to be an other long, glorious autumn in Nova Scotia. Sony A-900 – Tamron 90mm – … Continue reading

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Mushroom and Slug

It was only when I lay on the forest floor to take this picture that I actually saw the slug, busily feasting on this wild mushroom. Sony A-900 – Tamron 90mm – f 2.8 – Macro – ISO 400 – … Continue reading

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Rainy Day Mushrooms

A day of showers, warmth, wind and high humidity is a perfect combination for mushrooms, and a short walk down our woodlot path found this pair, keeping dry under spruce trees. Sony A-900 – Sigma 24-70mm – f 2.8 – … Continue reading

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Mega-Mushroom

While out on a shoot this afternoon I came across this monstrous, humungous mushroom just off a dirt road, at the beginning of a grass driveway. It was at least forty centimetres wide and 20 centimetres high. In the soft … Continue reading

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More Trail-side Wild Mushrooms

The continued wet weather has hastened along a burgeoning crop of wild mushrooms of all different shapes, sizes and textures. This pair of delicate, pale yellow mushrooms stood out against the forest floor, even tho they were off the trail … Continue reading

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Wild Mushrooms Along the Trail

With our erratic summer this year, first weeks of rain then near-drought, now back to rain, wild mushrooms have not faired well, but this pair, off to the side of the trail, sheltered under alders and mulched by grass clippings, … Continue reading

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