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Monday, September 7, 2015

First Mushroom Sighting


I think that the people of the Pacific Northwest, for the most part, are really enjoying the rain that we have finally been getting. I love sitting outside and just smelling in the scents and listening to the rain fall. When I went out on a misty, sprinkling Sunday hike, I kept my eyes to the ground in search of mushrooms. I was surprised to only see this one spindly, lone mycena growing out from under a log the entire day. But even seeing just the one fungi made me smile, because I love September, with it's beginning signs of autumn. I am sure today when the weather warms up again and the rain takes another break, more will appear.

Shared On: Macro Monday; I Heart Macro; MakroMontag; Inspire Me Monday; Good. Random. Fun.; Life Thru the Lens 

9 comments:

  1. Nice shot!
    Suppose the mushrooms are reliable.

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  2. So pretty!
    Please come link up at http://image-in-ing.blogspot.com/2015/09/allium-glorious.html

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  3. Great capture of this little guy. Mushrooms are starting to pop up here, as well.
    This weather is wonderful... We PNWners love our rain!

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  4. Very nice shot - love the colors....I'm a real fan of neutral shades, and this is just beautiful!

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  5. Well spotted. Reminds me of the day when we used to hunt for a special type of mushroom that my mom would soak, season, flour and fry. Oh my, so good. (and obviously not of the random yard variety)

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  6. Great capture - and good spot - I too am a big fan of autumn although right now I'm still in denial that it's approaching so fast :) #LTTL

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  7. We see them here starting in late August.

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  8. Ahhh thanks for being the first to link up with LTTL after my long break. That totally made my day. And, I love this mushroom shot.

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