What’s this mushroom?

Wow this is a big cluster of mushroom. It’s growing on the decaying roots of the silver maple. I have posted it to inaturalist to see if I can get an identification.

Helianthus Annus

I believe this is what i have that the little yellow birds love, love, love.  This native sunflower with large leaves and stiff, spiny stems grew to 40″ with multiple flowers. The photo taken in early August shows a bird at center.  I definitely want more of these lovelies around for feeding.  This is also… Continue reading Helianthus Annus