(we had to wake up really early to take a train to Elgin to go look for mushrooms so we still haven’t updated the diary comics but uh…. uh…. here’s a couple mushroom pics!)
Last fall we found the above little critters hiding in the hollowed-out base of a fallen tree. there were at least 5 or 6 different other species around the same immediate area, so something tasty must’ve been rotting there. Or, witches or Satan or something. Pretty little things. They almost sorta look like the Stropharia
Here are a couple mushrooms we encountered way back in the fall of 2014, when the Earth could still sustain life… Old Man of The Woods. Ate it. A reishi, showin’ off. I made some tea out of this. I do not to my knowledge have cancer now so who knows, maybe the new-age rumors
here are pictures of some mushrooms we’ve met recently. Please enjoy. A little chicken. Slimy
Some choice finds in secret places. Diary comics will resume next week.
click bigger. Here’s a picture of the mushroom (ok, it’s a tiny bit smaller than depicted above):
still busy with moving, & haven’t had a moment to scan in our new diary comics — but here’s a picture of some woods. See if you can spot the Laetiporus cincinnatus.
No comic today, but here is a picture of a nice little bolete that’s better than anything we could create [EDIT: Like everything beautiful in this life, this picture was taken off my website because someone was hotlinking the hell out of it over the course of like 3 years]
Presenting: a milestone in our macrofungalphilia! Click to make it bigger. This watercolored page is available for sale at our store. It costs a bit more than our usual page-rate. Besides it being twice the size of our usual output, this is because quite honestly, we’re in love with this page, and don’t want to
Here’s something that’s been gathering mold in our outbox for a while now: The original watercolor of this image is unusually large (9″ x 12″) — and is, as usual, for sale over at the store. We’re also trying to make prints of it, but the watercolor paper isn’t scanning too well (as you can
Observe how this post contains more fungi than just the mold of inactivity presently covering the Playhouse gates — there’s also the fruiting body of a BRAND NEW COMIC! Click it to make it grow. We drew this page recently in the midst of a reverie over some of the prettier species of fungi we’ve