Rain+sunshine= mushrooms

carol_in_californiaFebruary 12, 2010

We took a walk in our local Nipomo Native Garden yesterday and there were so many mushrooms sprouting....and many varieties.

Here is one:

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pfmastin

How beautiful, Carol! It almost looks like an undersea creature. :)

It's been a couple of months since I've seen mushrooms here...it's snowing in Eastern NC! I hope you don't mind if I post these.

At the base of a pine tree

Growing in an empty pot

These sprouted from a bale of straw in the vegetable garden.

    Bookmark   February 12, 2010 at 9:56PM
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alisande

How exotic--Carol's and Pam's, too! Around here, fall is mushroom season. But I didn't see any this past fall. Nice pics, you two!

    Bookmark   February 12, 2010 at 10:34PM
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janepa

Thank you for sharing your great photos of mushrooms.

Several years ago we were walking in the woods near our home in central PA and we saw a polka dot mushroom. I have never studied mushrooms and if someone had told me they came in polka dot I would not have believed them. It had a beige background with lavender pink dots. Needless to say we did not have a camera with us, but I carry a camera now everywhere we go, whether on foot or in the car.
Jane

PS: I just got my Panasonic Lumix ZS3 camera yesterday so I hope to share some photos real soon.

    Bookmark   February 17, 2010 at 1:04PM
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murraysmom Zone 6 OH

The mushroom pictures are really cool. Carol, yours looks like a pie crust to me! Maybe I'm just hungry. :)

    Bookmark   February 17, 2010 at 2:56PM
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pfmastin

Congratulations janepa...have a wonderful time with your new toy. :)
Pam

    Bookmark   February 17, 2010 at 8:39PM
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