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Summer mushrooms

Summer collage

Despite the current bone-dry conditions, mushrooms are popping up all over the woods.

Mushrooms

There's a certain zen wonder in not being able to identify most of them but still enjoying their beautiful shapes and colors.

Goat eating fallen leaves

Meanwhile, the goats are much more interested in the first golden tulip-tree leaves filtering to the ground. To each her own!



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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.



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Are any of those mushrooms that you have pictured edible, or are they the ones we should stay faaaarrrr aaaawwwaaaayyyy from?
Comment by Nayan Mon Jul 25 15:19:58 2016





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