Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Mushroom and Rotten Log

(This Photo taken along the Appalachian Trail)
"You must grow like a tree, not like a mushroom”- Janet Stuart

Mushroom identification can be tricky because there are so many types of mushrooms.  I have a field guide that I use to try and identify mushrooms but you have to constantly practice.  I also use this website from time to time.  I started studying wild mushrooms about a year ago but with the drought locating mushrooms was tough.  This year they seem to be just about everywhere.   If you are interested in viewing more mushrooms, you can visit this flickr group.

Todays Humor - A Ole Miss Student called her boyfriend and said, "Please come over here and help me. I have a killer jigsaw puzzle, and I can't figure it out or how to get it started." Her boyfriend asked, "What is it supposed to be when it's finished?" The student said, "According to the picture on the box, it's a tiger." Her boyfriend decided to go over and help with the puzzle. She let him in and showed him where she had the puzzle spread all over the table. He studied the pieces for a moment, looked at the box, then turned to her and said, "First of all, no matter what we do, we're not going to be able to assemble these pieces into anything resembling a tiger." He took her hand and said, "Second, I want you to relax. Let's have a nice cup of hot chocolate and then............," he sighed, ..... "Let's put all of these frosted flakes back into the box."


TJ Lubrano said...

That looks like a tiny table! How cool is that!

I really like the new layout! I love the header! Such a lovely photo!

AMH615 said...

I'm so glad you visited my blog, for a couple reasons... I was able to find your blogs and love them all. I love the outdoors and visit gatlinburg at least once or twice a year. We always bike the Cade's Cove loop in the spring.

Also, I have this new love of mushrooms. Not sure why. I don't like eating them. Lol! I have between 4 and 6 photos of different mushroom photos I took while hiking this fall that I'll be posting soon. I love this one that you took, and don't remember seeing any like that! It's so fun to see all the finite details of something that is small.