An old adage warns that “every mushroom is edible, but some only once.” Some mushrooms are quite deadly or extremely hazardous when consumed. Another old adage goes that “there are bold mushroom hunters and there are old mushroom hunters, but there are no bold and old mushroom hunters. The above many varied collection of fungi represent most of today’s haul, not of which will be eaten. Not shown are some chanterelle, which were eaten and we lived.
We’re on the shores of Lake Keuka, New York, in the Finger Lakes now with
Ted Chris, Alice, Bob and Carol Nink. Our “cottage” runs 3,000 square feet and has all the amenities. I’ll ply you with pictures later. It is different here than on the shores of Lake Superior. You can see across the lake, which is long, but narrow. The trees are close, but not quite the same as Michigan. Some of the names are strange, for example the neighboring burg of Penn Yan, which was settled by Pennsylvania Dutch, hence the Penn and New England Yankees, hence the Yan. It reminds me of my Grandfather’s resort on the pond.