SitNews - Stories in the News - Ketchikan, Alaska

Front Page Photo

Golden Mushrooms
Photo By Jim Lewis


September 13, 2006

Ketchikan, Alaska - Rainwater sparkles in the vase-shaped cap of a woolly Yellow Foot Chantrelle. Growing on the right is an Orange Coral Mushroom. These colorful mushrooms were photographed along Lunch Creek Trail.

jpg Colorful Mushrooms

The edibility of the woolly Yellow Foot Chantrelle is questionable since it reportedly has caused gastrointestinal upsets in some consumers. One should always be extremely careful when picking wild mushrooms - some species are poisonous.



Jim Lewis©2006
Watch for the launching of Lewis' new Alaska photos website.

E-mail your news & photos to

Publish A Letter on SitNews
        Read Letters/Opinions

Contact the Editor

Stories In The News
Ketchikan, Alaska