Meet a Bolete

Lake's Boletus | Suillus lakei The boletes are one of the groups of mushrooms that are fairly easy to recognize due to the fact that they have pores instead of gills. Run your finger underneath the cap of a potential boletus. If the texture is smooth it is likely that the mushroom you are looking at is a boletus. Earlier …

Mushrooms at Miracle Beach – Part One

This weekend Jocie and I were lucky enough to get a couple of breaks in the weather that allowed us to go for two family walks at nearby Miracle Beach Provincial Park on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. We were searching for mushrooms with the hope of actually identify them conclusively – this meant noting their characteristics in the field and …