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Tuesday, December 4, 2012

With Wet Weather...


... comes mushrooms! And as you know if you read this blog, I am always on the lookout for a good mushroom find. This is a great one. Last year my Mom came across one of these Amanita mushrooms while out on a walk. I was not with her though, and missed out on the photograph opportunity. Coincidentally enough, this year, a huge patch of them grew right in her neighbors front yard! I could not resist getting out there in between rain showers to snap a few photos of the bright red toadstools-to-be. A great find!



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12 comments:

Tina´s PicStory said...

great shot! :)

Lotta said...

Nice pic´s but aren´t they very dangerous????
We have got a lot of snow today :-)
Have a nice day!
Lotta

Carol L McKenna said...

Wow! These are amazing ~ they are real and so colorful for mushrooms ~ (A Creative Harbor) ^_^

kaia said...

Great shot! We call them Red Fly mushrooms. They look nice although they are a little poisonous.

Island Rambles Blog said...

looks pretty but not good to eat...such a fun posting...love all the wonderful pictures people are sharing this week. cheers

Linda W. said...

What an unusual mushroom. It almost doesn't look real!

barbara l. hale said...

I love these little red mushrooms. Nice pics!

Candy C. said...

I thought they were ceramic yard ornaments at first! ;)

ZacMontoya said...

I love the Aminita muscaia. My favorite fungi.

...melody... said...

Very cool! Love all the detail you captured! :)

Fun60 said...

The colours are so vivid they do not look real. I have never seen a mushroom like this before. Red for danger!

Kim said...

I have yet to see one of these in the wild. My childhood story book had illustrations of wee fairies around them, so they still seem magical to me. Lovely, lovely.
-Kim

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