Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Red Car Canyon: Chicken Of The Woods 1 Week Later; A Full Dinner Platter

Photo: Diane Edwardson, November 18, 2014.  The Chicken of the Woods mushroom that had just sprouted so colorfully last week, flattened out to its full size and faded considerably.  (Click on photos to enlarge.)
Photo: Diane Edwardson, November 18, 2014.  The mushroom is a good 2 feet across.  (My boot measures 11 inches heel to toe.)

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Disclaimer: The Corralitas Red Car Property Blog prefers to quote reliable sources, such as CalFlora and California Poison Control on the issue of toxicity. MykoWeb is the resource everyone seems to refer to for mushrooms. The Los Angeles Mycological Society has a recommended reading list

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.