Mushroom Collection of Autumn 2014

Bay Bolete

Disclaimer From Helpful Colin “I take no responsibility for anyone choosing to eat or use in any way Ceps, Toadstools or Mushrooms of any kind. Not being an authority on Ceps, Toadstools or Mushrooms I do not know if any Cep, Toadstool or Mushroom mentioned on this site is safe to eat or touch. I would… Continue reading Mushroom Collection of Autumn 2014

Can Trees Be Transferred To Other Formers?

Introduction At the end of my article entitled: Are Trees Ectoparasites That Grow On Wood? I asked this question: Can Trees Be Transferred To Other Formers?That article discusses how trees may or may not be parasites that grow on wood. Once a tree is established it is effectively a living entity growing on a wooden… Continue reading Can Trees Be Transferred To Other Formers?

Are Trees Parasites That Grow On Wood?

Linden Tree Viewed From The Front.

Introduction I have asked myself for some time, “Are trees parasites that grow on wood? i.e. ectoparasites.” (An ectoparasite lives on the outside of its host.) Mainly this is because only the outer layers of a tree are alive. The inner part of the tree – the wood or timber – is dead. It was alive… Continue reading Are Trees Parasites That Grow On Wood?