At some point, I started taking photos of mushrooms when I saw them around the area, and have now become very excited to find new species. It’s like an easter egg hunt… and you never know what you might find. I have no idea how many species are native to the area.
Montezuma/Cabuya has a mushroom expert living here, Dennis Church, who used to grow them professionally for food in Vermont.
If anyone can identify these species, let me know and I’ll credit you on the website. And feel free to send me your mushroom photos, as long as they are something better or different than what I already have online here. Thanks!
Yellow Mushrooms that will open up within a day – Photographer: Geoff McCabe
Green Shelf Mushrooms – Photographer: Geoff McCabe
Tiny bright shiny red mushrooms – Photographer: Geoff McCabe
Yellow fungus/mushroom growing from within a rotting log – Photographer: Geoff McCabe
Hallucinogenic Mushroom growing on a cow pie – Photographer: Geoff McCabe
Black fungus balls growing on rotting tree stump – Photographer: Geoff McCabe
A local “oyster mushroom” variety (supposedly edible but not tasty) – Photographer: Geoff McCabe
Shelf Mushrooms – Photographer: Geoff McCabe
Giant toadstool with ring – Photographer: Geoff McCabe
Rancho Delicioso is an 8 Hectare (20 acre) property in the heart of the Southern Nicoya Peninsula region, which is known to be one of the most beautiful areas of Costa Rica, and includes the beach towns of Montezuma and Santa Teresa. The project is the brainchild of Geoff McCabe, one of the region’s staunchest […]