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What do you do when it gets too cold in New Mexico to hunt mushrooms?
Head North, of course.
Juneau, 14 November 2014: Following a week or two of rainy 40 degree days, a mass of freezing air came down from the Arctic. On a walk to Boy Scout Beach (out the road), we found perhaps as many as 3 dozen different species of mushrooms, all pristine and all frozen solid.
I took these photos on my first mushroom foray in Las Vegas, NM, Aug. 23-24,2014, with my husband Paul Gibson. We learned so much! I hope others in the NMMS enjoy my photos. I have dates and rough locations, and most are identified. I'll get better as I learn more! Thanks to all who organized the foray, but in particular to Bruce and Mopsey, who first told us about it and encouraged us to join.
Regretfully, these were all taken by an amateur (me), before realizing the importance of field notes, etc. I'm still hopefull that some of them will be identifiable with only the image. However, since they were taken from more of a photographic perspective than a mycological perspective, I won't be holding my breath.