Sunday, October 04, 2009

Shrooms

I don't know what type of mushroom the top photo is, but I cut it off while mowing the lawn this evening - the "roof" is pictured immediately below the shaft. I know - everything is much too over exposed - but does anyone know what kind of mushroom this is? Are all lawn mushrooms poisonous? Below are examples from elsewhere in the yard - it has been very moist lately. I should note the lawn has gone totally organic this year - no artificial anything. Oh! Oh! I also noticed little elves running away before I captured the following specimens on film.
It seemed to me I began to shrink, and as I became even smaller, I found myself walking through the various stands of mushroom, and I'm quite certain I heard childlike voices and laughter...
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8 comments:

  1. *giggle!*

    (There goes one now=)

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  2. Gosh, Terry, always be careful with mushrooms. Especially if they come in pill form;0)

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  3. Uh...Ter, you aren't SUPPOSED to smoke them....

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  4. I don't know about "lawn mushrooms" but this reminded me of my childhood when in the spring my grandparents would go mushroom picking and bring home mushrooms that my grandmother would fry in batter...a great memory. Thanks.

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  5. I remember the story of an expert in mushrooms warning of the dangers of identifying edible mushrooms. He said that one must really know what they are doing. He died from eating poison mushrooms.

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  6. That first mushroom looked like Destroyinng Angel please don't touch it with your bare hands.

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  7. Thanks everyone for the warnings - Dymphna - I think you got it right - I used a twig to move them - and still washed my hands afterwards. All the examples pictured seem to be toxic.

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  8. It looks like you ran over a bird...

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