This is actually very close to last year’s big patch that I was so excited about, but when I found that one, this area had already faded, so I didn’t know.
I know I keep going ON and ON about the dang chanterelles, but it’s just so fun to walk into the woods, and walk out 2-3 hours later with enough of these beautiful, fragrant mushrooms that I can gives bags of them to friends.
Here’s some other fun chanterelle antics:
I’ve found a bunch of these crazy ruffled ones, and so have some friends. I’m working on finding out what’s up with this; some were even more impossibly cauliflowered.
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