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The Wrack

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

Posts tagged mushrooms

  • Stinky Squid on the Forest Floor

    | September 26, 2019 | Filed under: Observations

    An exciting—and odoriferous—discovery was made during a recent education program.

  • 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 | Filed under: Program Reports

    It was a perfect day for mushrooming, foggy and damp, as Dr. Larry Millman led us slowly down the trail. Said one participant: "The walk was a revelation."


  • 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. …