More Mushrooms

These first two I saw walking in the woods with Jon this afternoon.  I love how elegant this one is, the opposite of the mushroom below which looks so inviting.

I found these in the woods yesterday, so feathery and soft.

I found this mushroom a week or so ago.  I love how it makes such a cozy space as it popped out of the leaves, like a little cave with an umbrella roof.

10 thoughts on “More Mushrooms

  1. The third photo is of Indian Pipes. They look like mushrooms but are actually a flowering plant that has no chlorophyll. I’ve seen them only a few times in our woods, so it’s always a treat when these delicate beauties pop up. Lucky you!

  2. All of these mushrooms are amazing! They really love to pose for your wonderful photos, Maria!
    I didn’t realize there are so many varieties.

  3. I have always loved mushrooms. Not the taste, but the look of them. I have always imagined them homes for fairies. How magical they are!

  4. Hi Maria! I was really excited to see the 3rd photo – Indian Ghost Pipe I think. It is used in tinctures for pain relief. Very lucky to see it. It appears and then is gone. Kind of rare these days I think. It is really lovely.

  5. I cannot believe the variety of mushrooms you’ve been seeing in the woods. It makes me want to learn more about them and why they’ve developed in so many ways!

  6. Ah Pat, that sounds familiar now that you say it. I have seen it before. I didn’t know they don’t last long. But then it seems most mushrooms don’t

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