stunning photos of mushrooms!

the unbearable lightness of being me.

When I learned that mushrooms falls under the classification of fungus, I was awed… that’s just so unthinkable. What a fungus implies are bacteria, molds, yeast or anything that’s really icky. Though there are some mushrooms that have an icky quality, most of them are bewitchingly lovely and some are such a delight to eat. Even the poisonous ones are a sight to see.

Mushroom is also referred to as “toadstool” – there are many analogies and explanations that go back centuries ago regarding why is it referred to as such. One reason that I amusingly regard as true is that because folklore and fairy tale books often illustrate toads or frogs sitting on top of a mushroom with its’ tongue stuck out catching a fly. And oftentimes too, dwarfs or gnomes were also depicted with a mushroom; they’re either under it, beside it or on top of it…

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About Shenandoah Kepler

Hi! I’m Shenandoah and I love to garden. I am becoming an ancient gardener, and am finding new ways to stay digging and enjoying the land.
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