Jump to content


Sign In or Create my Account to gain full access to our forums. By registering with us, you'll be able to discuss, share and private message with other members of our community.


  • Content count

  • Joined

  • Last visited

  • Days Won


Hoosierfunguy last won the day on June 2 2020

Hoosierfunguy had the most liked content!

Community Reputation

32 Excellent


About Hoosierfunguy

  • Rank
    Advanced Member

Recent Profile Visitors

2,238 profile views
  1. Hoosierfunguy

    Any help identifying these boletes?

    I get a lot of bitter boletes around here and that looks like one. I have given it a quick taste and immediately spit it out to be sure. You'll know
  2. Hoosierfunguy

    Help with identifying

    Those are definitely black raspberries! 😁😂 Yes, they do look like chicken of the woods that are past their prime.
  3. Hoosierfunguy


    A friend sent me this 3 days ago. They're all over the place now
  4. Hoosierfunguy


    I haven't been out yet, but my experience in northwest Indiana is that we are currently in the beginning of the season. They should be up.
  5. Hoosierfunguy

    Are Morels Up South of Indianapolis Yet

    I've seen reports all over Southern Indiana. I was in a prime area latitudinally with Indianapolis last weekend and not one,, but the ground temp was 43° F. Next weekend the blacks and grays should be decorating the woods. I live north of Indianapolis and the sandy soil here is prime. With the recent rain at the right temperature, makes for a promising outlook.
  6. Hoosierfunguy

    Chicken of the woods

    I tried freezing them raw and also par boiling them, then freezing and partially cooking them in oil, then freezing. None of those worked well. The texture and flavor was compromised.
  7. Hoosierfunguy

    Chicken of the woods

    That reminded me of some chickens I harvested a few years ago
  8. I know we should be in that season here, so the hunt for the elusive Frondosa commences. I enjoy learning about other's successes also!
  9. Hoosierfunguy

    in my backyard

    It does have some likeness to it and it's possible that it's not matured yet. What does it look like now?
  10. Hoosierfunguy

    Honey Mushroom

    At what stage do you decide that a honey mushroom is too far gone to harvest and eat? I've found that less than 10% of them in my area haven't been invaded by larva within the first day of them surfacing. I've only cooked the ones that hadn't been obviously eaten and the flavors were not as pleasant as I've heard many others speak of. I wonder if people are actually enjoying the flavor of the worms, thinking it's the mushroom 🤷‍♂️
  11. Hoosierfunguy


    Judging from the size of the stalks, and caps, next to the ground ivy, those are too small and grayish to be honeys.
  12. Hoosierfunguy


    Those are not chanterelles
  13. Hoosierfunguy


    Way cool!
  14. Hoosierfunguy

    What is this???

    Laetiporus Cincinnatus Chicken of the woods. When the rosette structure matures, I slice the shelves of while they are tender and young and saute them. 🙂

About Us

The mission of the Hoosier Mushroom Society is to promote the science of mycology and the study of fungi.