Transform parched soil.
Now in damp stillness
Caps and stems
Dot the forest duff
Like tiny lights or parasols or stools for tired toads.
Orange puffballs growing on rotting wood
While many mushrooms favour forest litter, some are happy amid the grass.
Different species often grow side-by-side.
A family grouping.
Seen from underneath ordinary mushrooms show amazing beauty.
Tight growing quarters.
These tiny mushrooms are barely an inch tall. This patch contained hundreds of them.
Found this solitary fungus as it caught the sun’s dying light.