Sheepshead mushrooms

Sheepshead Mushrooms–Fall 2009

If you’re a Sheepshead hunter you probably already know this–many have been spotted in North West and North Central Indiana. They seem a bit early this year, most likely because of the cool nights. After it rains (if it ever rains again!) I’d expect many more to be found. You can read more about Sheepshead Mushrooms here.

Sheepshead Mushrooms

Disclaimer: I am not a mushroom expert. Not even close. My knowledge of Sheepshead Mushrooms has been passed down by lovers of the fungus, my Uncle Ed was my main source of knowledge. To cover all bases, the Sheepshead is also known as Hen of the Woods, Maitake, or Ram’s Head. Its scientific name: Grifola frondosa. They grow at the … Read More