MMM 414: Turkey Tail

Magnificent Mushroom Monday may have featured this already, but it’s that time of year again and I’m starting to see these in my woods, along with some fresh dryad’s saddle.  Trametes versicolor is not a choice edible, but a highly-sought after medicinal that’s under active research as a cancer fighter.  No reason to wait for big pharma if you can find it wild, though, and it’s not terribly hard to make a weak tea of it and drink small amounts to make sure you tolerate it.  A strong tea when you’ve never had it can be a nice colon cleanse if that’s what you need, but then you’re really not getting the primary benefit.  Plus, it’s not really, well, tasty.  At all.  Turkey tail mushroom tea tastes like tree bark and despair.

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BBF

Hello, and welcome to Big Boob Friday.

 

 

 

 

 

Your model for today was born in California, USA on May 4th, 1988.  She stands 5′ 2″ , topmost measurement is 32DD and the displacement is 108 lbs.  Please gather supplies and welcome Miss Austin White!

 

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MMM 371

Power outage yesterday helped us learn that the breaker in the house labeled “barn” might not be connected to, well, anything.  The barn appears to be wired to a breaker labeled “OUT” in the breaker box in the other basement.  Neat!

Big balls around this place.

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MMM 361: prints

Ever done this?  It’s kind of fun and you can do it with any gilled mushroom cap.  Often useful in species identification.

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Right Up The Equinox

Apparently there’s a difference between equinoxi and solstici. Who the heck knew that? I do know the difference between shit and Shinola of course.

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It’s not like you can win money on Jeopardy with information like that, right?

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MMM 360: no fungal ideas today

Not sure if photoshopped or Latin American

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MMM 359: dead man rising

Dead man’s fingers.  Don’t eat, don’t touch, consider killing with fire while wearing a respirator.

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