It is fall and with fall comes the fall hollow stem Boletes (Suillus Cavipes) I know I did a post on these but I wanted to give more information on these great mushy’s. They pop up especially after a nice rain and the soil is damp down more than an inch. This year has been… Read More FALL MUSHROOMS, BOLETES AND MORE BOLETES.
The Shaggy Mane mushroom (Coprinus comatus) the shaggy ink cap, lawyer’s wig, or shaggy mane, is a common fungus often seen growing on lawns, along gravel roads and waste areas. It has an elongated bullet shaped, shaggy cap, with brownish upturned scales and a straight fairly smooth stem and grows to almost 8 inches tall. … Read More MORE AND MORE FALL MUSHROOMS, THE SHAGGY MANE!
The next edible mushroom we found was the stubby stalk Bolete or short-stemmed slippery jack. This mushroom loves to grow around Larch or Tamarack trees and fruits in the fall like the previous Bolete we found. The mushroom has a bready colored cap top but with a snotty slime that is sticky and sticks to… Read More FALL MUSHROOMS, THE STUBBY STALK BOLETE
Ok, everyone, you know what is just as exciting as hunting spring morels? well, its hunting all the yummy fall mushrooms. We are learners at this so make sure you do your research and post pictures on a forum or FB page that helps identify species. All righty our first edible mushrooms we found were… Read More FALL MUSHROOMS FALL MUSHROOMS!
I know it has been forever and I have been pretty busy and have not posted for a while. Well, winter is coming so to us that means making sure we have plenty of wood to keep us warm and plenty of blankets and stuff in case we have trouble with the heat. I traded… Read More WINTER IS COMING! AND HUNTING SEASON
I asked Leenie if she wanted to go for a ride and see if any mushrooms had popped up, She was pretty excited to go. We rode up off our property to State land and just started looking around. The ground is still pretty dry even after the full day of rain, I hope it… Read More MAJOR VISITORS………MOOSE!
It was a very sad week for me and the family as our little dog Lucky went down very fast with some bug and died in my arms on Monday Aug 01, 2017. He was my bestest friend and was always there for me. We would go for rides on the 4 wheeler and he would… Read More GOODBYE TO MY BEST FRIEND LUCKY
Leenie and I were sitting on the ground behind our trailer picking Huckleberries and I noticed this really odd plant growing beside me. I noticed it because I almost sat on it, It was all devoid of color, tipped over like those fiddle head ferns. I picked one and showed it to Leenie, it was… Read More GHOST PIPE, INDIAN PIPE, GHOST PLANT WOW!
I wanted to get a few questions and facts out there, a few years ago when I still worked for the department in Utah I thought I was in good shape. I and my wife used to fill out a form for healthy Utah where if you exercised and recorded it on a form each… Read More OFF GRID SURVIVAL AND HEALTH ISSUES!
We didn’t have to go far to pick huckleberries for our huckleberry wine just 50 feet outside our front door, the bushes were just covered in yummy dark berries. We got a couple containers and started picking them. Check out my video of us picking them, sorry my camera was on macro mode so Im… Read More HUCKLEBERRY PICKING AND WINE.