Well it is August

Discussion in 'General Hunting' started by Nock, Aug 5, 2019.

  1. Nock

    Nock 12 pointer

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    That means chicken time. Rain over weekend made the pop.
     
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  2. Bill Nagle

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    Can/Do you eat them?
     
  3. JR in KY

    JR in KY 12 pointer

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    If I ate Any mushroom I found, I would probably be dead in 30 minutes.
    I see the photos y'all post, but I would have to have a knowledgeable person help me pick them before I try them.
    I wish I had better outdoor skills in relation to food stuffs.
     
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  4. Recurve77

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    I picked some last month from a log that produced last year. Also, earlier this week I saw a good size chicken of the woods growing on my neighbor's stump. I need to ask her if she would mind if I picked that one.
     
  5. Hoosier Sasquatch

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    I'm gonna have to try these. I usually stick to morels when it comes to fungus, but these seem pretty identifiable.
     
  6. 120+

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    One that you trust!
     
  7. barney

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    There ain't but probably 2 shrooms in KY that look good enough to pick that could possibly kill a person. One is an amanita, the Destroying Angle, the other is the jackolantern mushroom, Omphalotus illudens.
     
  8. 120+

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    I wouldn't know either one from my butt.
     
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  9. 00noturkey

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    you got me curious now. i have to look this up. i like shrooms. they got more personality then some people i know..
     
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  10. 120+

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    I love mushrooms but I'm not willing to test one from the wild. I looked up both of those names and the pictures for them vary so much there's no way I'd be able to positively identify.
     
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  11. JR in KY

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    I found some Red Ones in a Graveyard a couple years back.
    Nope.
    Ain't eating nothing out a Graveyard.
     
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  12. Bill Nagle

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    Is there a book that one can reference ( so I'm not found running neked down the road with a butterfly net) where I'm from we dont eat wild mushrooms, nut I would like to try them
     
  13. barney

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    There are as many field guides to mushrooms as there are mushrooms.
     
  14. Brody

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    I use the National Audubon Field Guide to N.A. mushrooms. Excellent pics and info.
     
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