Know your mushrooms

October 18, 2013
Perfect weather conditions have made this one of the best years for wild mushrooms in memory. Here are some you might see if you go foraging (it's best to bring a knowledgeable companion along).

Hypomyces lactifluorum. Called the lobster mushroom because of its bright color, it's very popular in the Northwest. (Mike Benbow / Special to The Herald)

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