With mild damp autumn conditions, beautiful Fungi erupt from forest floor. Here we have the Fly Agaric (Amanita muscaria). Beautiful, toxic & psychoactive; this toadstool has entered various folk-lore from Alice to Victorian Santa.
Night Life (On Woodland Fungi) Consider, on walk through woodland fair; Beneath your feet, another realm’s lair. Mat of twisted tendril, all out of sight. Yet, as fall of sun bringeth night; Up rise forms in sound so mute. Pleated golden bodies to spread its fruit. Share List
The Recyclers – A striking group of forest fungi on an old fallen tree trunk. Beautiful to see but please be cautious and don’t sample the fungi whilst you’re exploring the woods. For example, these might look like Woodtuft but I suspect they’re probably Funeral Bell (deadly poisonous). Share List