Now that the mushrooms are coming up, one other thing to look for at this time of year are wild mushroom shows. There are many shows in British Columbia, in Washington, and more than I know in Oregon. I’ll try to list them here in order from North to South.
Wow! What a difference a few weeks make.
A month ago the talk was about anticipating the coming autumn mushroom season and the hope it wouldn’t be as bad as last year. On September 8th, Seattle’s own celebrity weather professor, Dr. Cliff Mass, said “Take out your sweaters and rain gear”. I don’t know about you, but I think I missed that transition until a few days later when we had a few days of overcast and even a little drizzle. I didn’t get my hopes up, because after some overcast and even a bit of drizzle we got just as many sunny days. Soon the overcast and occasional drizzle was more typical than not and we seemed to be settling into a nice damp Pacific Northwest autumn. Continue reading