Monthly Archives November 2013

Adventures of the Boomer ‘Shroomers! – Rocky Mtn. King Bolete

Found these beauties this morning near Webster Pass, Colorado. Yeah I'm a happy Birthday Geezer at 61.

Found these beauties this morning near Webster Pass, Colorado. Yeah I'm a happy Birthday Geezer at 61.

Ah, it's apparently Colorado Monsoon season up here. This morning, towns along the Front Range are flooding, and Interstate 70 got partially blocked by a mudslide near Wolcott Junction. It's been raining all last night and all morning here in Lakewood, and Joy just spotted another leak in my gutters--oh, Joy! Rain gauge in the backyard says 2.7-inches since yesterday. The veggie gardens, trees, and grasses are loving it after all the +90°F temperatures. High today forecast in the mid-60's--yeah, as old Colorado Boomers like us tend to wilt when temps hit 85°...Read More

Adventures of the Boomer ‘Shroomers! – The King Bolete

Rocky Mountain King Bolete Pictures Joy found this big "King" (aka Boletus edulis or Porcini) last August near Nederland. Note: Kings have light tan-to-yellowish pores on the underside of the cap, as boletes have pores instead of gills under the cap. DO NOT EAT any bolete with RED pores!!  
Found about 100' from Tent

Found about 100' from Tent

King & Aspen Boletes That day in August 2013 we found a few and left even more. Regards, T & JoyRead More