Fungi – Not The Green Plants

Fungi is the taxonomic kingdom including yeast, moulds, smuts, mushrooms, and toadstools; distinct from the green plants. From WordWeb.

Captured during the canal boat trip back in August.
Held by the chap who I became difficult with…on the canal boat, on the boat trip, in August.
Found by a follow monastic at the bottom of a garden he tends. They just popped up this morning, he said.
I like to think my interest in yeasts, moulds, smuts, mushrooms and toadstools are part of what helps us keep connected, Jade readers connected anyway. Certainly these photographs, the stories behind them, trace connections with a whole bunch of people, most read here. And if I were to go into the learned department, which I’m not, I suspect fungi is responsible for keeping the earth habitable.

Perhaps Walter in Singapore has something to say on the matter.

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  1. One food crop from the woodland is mushrooms. Many grow wild, but Ben also cultivates shiitake and tree oyster mushrooms in innoculated logs. The woodland is the ideal environment for them – damp and shady – and Ben can crop shiitake mushrooms for much of the year. He shocks his logs into fruiting by throwing them into the pond! See more here:

    I’m a fan of Prickly Nut Wood, and Ben Law.

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