The Wrack

The Wrack is the Wells Reserve blog, our collective logbook on the web.

Posts tagged mushrooms

  • Timing Is Everything

    | August 6, 2016

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    The following was published in the Biddeford-Saco Journal Tribune Sunday edition, 8/7/2016, and Making It At Home's 8/11/2016 issue.

    The orange ruffles hadn’t been there last week, but now they were impossible to miss. Overnight, it seemed, a chicken-of-the-woods had returned to roost on the old oak stump in our yard.

  • Mushroom Sleuthing

    | October 23, 2012

    Coral mushroomSaturday's Fun with Fungi program attracted an enthusiastic group of participants! It was a perfect day for "mushrooming"—foggy and damp. Led by Dr. Larry Millman, we moved slowly down the trail, taking our time to observe the variety of fungi that lay at our feet and above our heads. One member of the group commented, "I was so surprised to see how many fungi surround us. The walk was a revelation." Below is a sampling of what we observed.


  • Mushrooms, Mushrooms Everywhere!

    | August 26, 2011
    This morning, a group of 15 mushroom enthusiasts joined Dr. Kevin Smith of the USDA Forest Service for his program, "Mushrooms Drive the Landscape." The recent rains helped to produce a fantastic display in shades of purple, orange, yellow, and red. Below are a couple of images from the walking portion of the program. …