San Francisco Mushroom Log – Winter 2019

I was once the person who said “eeewww, a mushroom” when I saw one outside of the supermarket. I understand the foreignness of their forms, but I’ve embraced them and really enjoy walking around, getting some exercise and looking for them. NEVER EAT A MUSHROOM WITHOUT A POSITIVE IDENTIFICATION FROM AN EXPERIENCED MUSHROOMER WHO STILL…

San Francisco Hikes – Just a Few Beauties

The first walk of the year on the Presidio’s Batteries to Bluffs trail did not disappoint. The air was filled with sweet scents and birdsongs. Unlike last year there was no hemlock yet, but lots of flowers and other things I’ve seen for years and never tried to ID. This year I felt compelled to…