Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Fascinating Fungi

We have been getting SO MUCH rain lately! I think maybe someone is supposed to be building an ark. We have had a few breaks, like yesterday, when the weather was nice and I could get out and walk around outside. Naturally, when we get lots of rain we get lots of fungi and it seems like every year I see something new. A few days ago I found this gorgeous fungus growing on this small tree. It actually seems a bit translucent.


  1. Jelly fungus! I get those sometimes on the dead branches of my pecan tree. I also get what is probably a relative of the edible "wood ears" used in Chinese cooking (but I wouldn't just eat a random fungus I found...)

    It's hard to identify jelly fungi to species, but here is a link about them: