Hens out in Illinois

Discussion in 'Illinois' started by themachine, Sep 22, 2014.

  1. themachine

    themachine Morel Enthusiast

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    Can someone help me identify this mushroom. Hoping this is my first Hen


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    themachine Morel Enthusiast

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  5. jack

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    Yes that's a Hen alright.
     
  6. jmerx

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    machine what part of Illinois are you in
     
  7. themachine

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    that one came out of McHenry, glad I finally found one
     
  8. themachine

    themachine Morel Enthusiast

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    Two more today, they are starting to pop up [​IMG]
     
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  9. chad

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    Nice machine...I went out this am and found only puffballs. I'll post a pic of them on lasalle/burea board in a bit. I hear people eat them but I have no interest. Need some rain, dirt is like flour!
     
  10. misskay

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    Found 5-6 in Dupage County this weekend... just popped ... harvested 2 watered the rest .... also found some wood blewits and dryad saddle.... nommy!
     
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  11. themachine

    themachine Morel Enthusiast

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    Are these both Hens?
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  12. misskay

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    Sure looks like it... im going out today! WIsh me luck!
     
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    Almost all past prime but i managed to grab 15lbs Sunday in Cook County... YEY :)
     
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