Honeys (Armillaria)

Honeys (Armillaria)

Some pooh-pooh them. McDowell doesn’t drink much so she’s always onboard for a honey fest. Cliff Gilker Park. Soames Hill.

Bristly (Pholiota squarrosa)

Bristly (Pholiota squarrosa)

Always a sucker for crunchy toppings and shaggy hairdos, McDowell was overjoyed to find these on lower Mount Elphinstone.

Pretty Fly (Amanita muscaria)

Pretty Fly (Amanita muscaria)

You don’t have to be Alice to adore Amanita muscaria. Soma, entheogen, rabbit holes, magical beauties. Creek.