Surprise Mushrooms

I was meandering around the back-back of our backyard, and


almost stepped on these mushrooms.


   They blended in with the grass much more than it looks in the pictures.


  Ash tree boletes (Moletinellus meruleoides)

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grow in the summer and fall near ash trees.

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Their stem grows off center of the mushroom, and the pores are angular.

2 responses to this post.

  1. I just found some birch boletes (Leccinum scabrum) the other day. I like the underside of yours.


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