le lactaire délicieux (aka. roussillous, sanguin, rude, catalan, safran, marseillais )

steve and joseph went for a hike in the garrigue this morning with jean-luc

they came home with these gorgeous sanguin mushrooms

we had them them grilled for dinner

delicious

autignac, france

 

 

  • margie says:

    i am always smitten with the underbellies of mushrooms

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assemblage languedocien

bits and pieces from my surroundings

autignac, france

  • janine says:

    one of my favorites

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  • still says:

    Thanks Janine! I am trying to do more of these assemblages like this, but it is turning out to be harder than I thought it would be…scale, palette, composition…it’s tricky.

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  • janine says:

    I know it’s tricky, but you got this one just right!

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    • still says:

      Wow, thank you…that’s inspiring!

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la rafle

after the machine harvester passes over the grape vines, they are left with hundreds of these little naked stems

they look like christmas trees

autignac, france

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aïe!

everything in the garrigue seems to have thorns

these thistle florettes are all from one branch of one plant

autignac, france

  • janine says:

    looking at them this way, they look like stars. Beautiful shapes.

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prunelle

there is hedge full of these berries not far from our rented house

in english the plant is called blackthorn and the berries are called sloe

i like prunelle better

you can make gin from them, but you can also make preserves

autignac, france

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