Wednesday, October 30, 2013

South Beach SP~Oregon ~MUshRoOmS!

We had a great campsite in South Beach State Park

not only was it fairly deserted…

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but…also…Wherever I would walk~


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Amanita Muscaria…

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I think this is a young Amanita muscaria

South beach_010Some type of suillus..

South beach_002Have not Identified this yet..

Lactarius of some sort?

South beach_014Very plentiful in this park.South beach_012

South beach_013I took a walk out to the ocean..

South beach_015over the dunes..

South beach_018A short quarter mile walk from the campground..

South beach_016Ahh..

Just a few people on this big beach..

South beach_021It was evening and the shadows were long..

I take the path back to the campground..

South beach_022Stopping along the way to admire the plate sized Amanitas..

South beach_026Golden crowned kinglets serenaded me..

South beach_029As I looked down..

Lactarius deliciosus  

 Saffron milk cap, Red pine mushroom

South beach_032More Amanitas..

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South beach_040Hundreds of Shaggy Mane dot a gravel path in the campground.

South beach_051I picked a few for dinner..

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We are now a bit further south in Florence…

Will look for more surprises tomorrow..

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Montana to Oregon ~ on the road

We left Montana Sunday morning and headed west to Oregon.

We avoided the incoming snow storm.

Homey doesn't do snow.

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montana west_005Butte, Montana

montana west_009Quick shot out the side window..

montana west_016Big valley

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montana west_033I loved this rock formation..

montana west_048Bear with me… I took a few photos of it..

montana west_049Cool!

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montana west_053Awesome rocks…

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montana west_059More interesting rock formations.

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montana west_062It was a very scenic trip on I-90

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Turn after turn..

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montana west_071Lots of gold..

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Mountains dripping golden..

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to oregon_036Idaho!

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to oregon_053Coeur d'Alene

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Following the Columbia river to Portland

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to oregon_097Finally!

The Oregon Coast!

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Time to pick some mushrooms!

A walk around the campground ..

I bagged a few of these.

Shaggy Mane!

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