Category Archive for 'Fungi'

furry fungi mystery – solved!

Monday, July 3rd, 2006

Some of you may recall that, in early June, I posted photos of two clusters of furry fungi that we found growing on the bark of a decaying log in Baird Woods, near Herrons Mills in Lanark County. In that post, mycology buffs were invited to leave a comment if they thought they recognized the […]

furry mystery fungi

Sunday, June 11th, 2006

Last weekend, while hiking at Baird Woods in Lanark, Don discovered these fungi where, around this time last year, we found two Giant Ichneumon (Megarhyssa) wasps ovipositing into the same log. We had hoped to see them there again this year, but perhaps we were a little early. There were two small cllusters of fungi […]

life on a fungus

Monday, June 5th, 2006

Yesterday, we spent the morning wandering around in Baird Woods up in Lanark. Although the trail isn’t that long – perhaps about a kilometer – there’s generally so much to see that it can take an hour or more to walk that distance. We’ve been visiting Baird Woods for quite a number of years, to […]


Wednesday, April 5th, 2006

Most of us probably take the greatest notice of fungi in late summer and autumn, especially in the case of those species that form brackets on trees. While certain of these fungi grow continuously from year to year, some are annual — often appearing as small bumps exploding through tree bark before developing into various […]