Calvin Herl inspects inky cap mushrooms

October 8, 2011 | 4:45 p.m. CDT
Calvin Herl of Moberly inspects an inky cap mushroom during the Fall Mushroom Foray on Saturday at Rock Bridge Memorial State Park. Inky cap mushrooms are hard to pick because they self-pollinate and can turn into a black mess between when they are picked and when they can be brought home.

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