Kiabab Slippery Jacks growing in town!

All images (c) Anna Marija Helt/Osadha Natural Health, LLC. Not to reproduced without written permission.   Looks like mushroom season is happening after all, despite a dry fall/winter/spring. Thank you, monsoons! These are Suillus kiababensis growing under...

Monday’s Mushroom, Episode 14: Making spore prints

Easy and fun to do, mushroom spore printing is also an important step in mushroom identification. Spore prints are when you collect spores en masse from the mushroom cap. By doing that, you can see spore color, which would otherwise be impossible without a...

Eschscholzia californica

Synonyms: Eschscholzia mexicana Common Names: California Poppy, California Gold Poppy, Mexican Gold Poppy, Amapola Amarilla Family: Papaveraceae (Poppy) Range:  Native to Western North America from  Baja California and northwest Mexico north to British Colombia. East...