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Entries Tagged as 'Fungus'

Picture of Red Banded Polypore mushroom (Fomitopsis pinicola) on Norway spruce tree

January 15th, 2009 · 11 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera January 1st 2009. Click image for larger view. Here I have photographed a Red Banded Polypore mushroom (Fomitopsis pinicola) growing on a dead Norway spruce trunk. The colored bands around the mushroom made me stop and take a better look. The bands are really beautiful, aren’t they? Also notice […]

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Tags: Fungus · Mushroom · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge

Picture of Yellow foot, Winter Chanterelle, Funnel Chanterelle (Cantharellus tubaeformis) – Tasty mushroom

November 11th, 2008 · 5 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera September 18th 2008. Click image for larger view. This autumn has been a really awaking for me when it comes to edible mushrooms (and toxic ones). I did not know much about mushrooms except for golden chanterelles and fly agarics. A friend wanted to learn more about mushrooms so […]

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Tags: Autumn · Forest · Fungus · Macro · Mushroom · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge

Picture of Terracotta Hedgehog (Hydnum rufescens) mushrooms – Edible tooth fungi

October 26th, 2008 · 4 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera September 18th 2008. Click image for larger view. In this picture I have photographed some Terracotta hedgehog (Hydnum rufescens) mushrooms. They are closely related to the more common Hedgehog mushroom (also known as Wood hedgehog), but the Terracotta hedgehog have a more red and yellow color on the upper […]

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Tags: Fungus · Macro · Mushroom · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge

Pictures of Golden chanterelle (Cantharellus cibarius) – Our most delicious mushroom

October 1st, 2008 · 13 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera September 18th 2008. Click image for larger view. Here I have photographed some delicious Golden chanterelles (Cantharellus cibarius). They are the most well known edible mushroom here in Norway and is probably the most exclusive mushroom too. You can use Golden chanterelles in a lot of different dishes, but […]

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Tags: Autumn · Fungus · Macro · Mushroom · Nature · Norway

Picture of fly agaric (Amanita muscaria) fungus – Memory from the fall in Northern Norway

December 14th, 2007 · 7 Comments

Taken with Olympus E500 digital camera September 6th 2007. Click image for larger view. In this picture you can see the characteristic fly agaric fungus (Amanita muscaria), also known as fly Amanita. There have been some talk that the vikings used to eat them to get into their “berserk mode”, but this is most likely […]

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Tags: Autumn · Fly agaric · Fungus · Mushroom · Nature · Norway Norwegen Norge