August 24, 2012
As I proclaimed in last week's blog, it's been hot! Not the sort of weather you would expect to be finding mushrooms in the arid Southwest. However, Carol Bornstein, Director of North Campus and gardens found mushrooms on her way into work on Monday morning. As she parked her car, she noticed some yellow patches under a citrus tree. Upon closer investigation, Carol discovered they were clumps of emerging yellow mushrooms!
Needless to say, I was out there quick as a flash to snap some photos. This is what I found:
When I parked the next morning the mushrooms had completely changed!
Picture taken by Patrick Tanaka, Museum outreach instructor
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