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The Nature of Phenology 10/13/18

Producers/Hosts: Hazel Stark and Joe Horn

Birch Boletes

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I once heard someone say, “my favorite color is October.” Here in New England, that attitude is quite understandable this time of year. The color palette of October can be a sight to see, but concealed under all that color is the thick, brown, spongy, and delicious flesh of an often-missed mushroom: the birch bolete.