Dryad Saddle
Polyporus Squamosus growing on a tree stump.

My interest in the fungi in the forest surrounding my garden is in their contribution to our ecosystem. They also sprout directly into the garden and the compost piles.

For identification, I rely on Seek by iNaturalist, reference books, and web searches.

Golden Pholiata
Golden Scalycap

Slippery Jack
Suillus luteus

By Joanne McKinnon

Indie author and publisher. Artist and gardener.