Sunday, September 23, 2012

Riverside Place: Chicken Of The Woods

Photo: Diane Edwardson, September 23, 2012.  A rather large and scenic Chicken of the Woods fungus sprouted on a tree trunk between the end of Riverside Place and Red Car Canyon.  It could last a few days to a few weeks.  (Click on photo to enlarge.)
Learn more about Chicken of the Woods and other California mushrooms: Mycoweb
Disclaimer: The Corralitas Red Car Property Blog prefers to quote reliable sources, such as Calflora and California Poison Control, on the issue of toxicity. We often get email suggesting some plants are edible. If you are eating your way through the Red Car Property, we DO NOT recommend you eat any plant you find in the Red Car Property neighborhood without first doing your own research.