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mushrooms shaped like flower ~~~~~~~
#230188 Aug 23rd, 2008 at 10:59 AM
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I didn't know where to appropriately post this,, why

I notice mushrooms all the time around the yard especially after a lot of humidity,, * I wish it would just rain tho, boohoo *,, But this is the first time I've seen this kind shock I just had to get pictures,, notme I've tried looking them up and looked thru about 150 pictures ,, there were many more just got tired of looking egad why

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way cool diane thumbup i thought about you all day to day, i repotted my devil's backbone thumbup

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those are the cutest mushrooms I've ever seen.

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Diane those are beautiful!!!! I've never seen such a thing. I wonder why they grew in the shape of a flower!! They're really pretty!!!!


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I thinks it's a common toad stool that has split. They probably all spore at the same time then split.

it probably started off round and split because of drought maybe.

You should submit that to a magazine.

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Sheri, I think they look too perfectly formed to have just haphazardly split...but it could be. I just want them to have grown that way cause it is so unuaual and so pretty! LOL



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I LOVE those pictures Diane - very well done!!!

I had to show them to Brian, because he knows waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay too much about all kinds of mushrooms! shock rolz notme Not that he uses ones he should not...

But he concurs with Sheri, that they probably were too dry, or even too wet from the humidity even though there hasn't been much rain, and split when opening up, spreading the spores.

I still think they are VERY COOL no matter what caused it! clap thumbup


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Thanks all I went to look again ~ some of them do look split while others have very smooth sealed edges, I doubt I'll ever see that again,, I'm glad I got a chance to get pictures,, neighbors must have thought I'd lost my mind touched taking those pictures,, notme they are only on the curb side in the front of the house, I practically had to lay on the sidewalk to get a close up of those lol lol
I have the normal brown ones here and there and "toadstool" ones But again I've never seen these like this,, they could have split that's a good theory *< Brian and Sheri*, why
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Jiffy My devils back bone has gotten huge this summer,, Both of them,, when I bring them in in the late fall they lose a lot of leaves,, but they sure did make a great come back.. I'll have to get pictures and post in cactus and succulents,, I was hoping it would bloom this summer,, I was told IF I were to put in ground it would,, why


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why i don't know about that diane. i would be afraid of losing it to frost.

i let my get pitiful, but i think it will be happier now where i have it.

i have lots of mushrooms in my yard right now, but none as pretty as yours!

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Diane, do you see any reguarly shaped toad stools?

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I do have some Sheri But Not in the front yard,,


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those are AWESOME! I've never seen any like them either.


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look at my little toad stool. It looks just like the ones that are always painted on ceramic things.

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thumbup yes, it does sheri

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Hello folks, I am not sure anyone asked directly but the second mushroom, the one with the kitty is a Russula they are easy to identify by the fact that the stalk is fleshy and snaps cleanly like a piece of chalk, in some cases you can hear the "snap". Far and away the most common mushroom depicted in art objects is the Amanita muscaria (Fly Agaric) this is the mushroom of Alice in Wonderland. It is readily identified by the white stalk with red cap spotted by white "dots" the dots are the leftovers of the "case" that protects the immature mushroom.

The first mushroom (the white one), although I don't know the genus off hand, looks like it belongs to the group of mushrooms called "earth stars". As they mature they open in a regular and identifiable pattern to release the spores inside. At any rate that's what I have to say about that, thanks for the pictures.

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just the other day I saw one of the white mushrooms that look like those in the first pictures. mine were split open, but not as uniform and flower like as yours.


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Arctostaphylos, thanks for the input.

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Originally Posted by Bestofour
Arctostaphylos, thanks for the input.


Yesssssss Thanks so Much,, That was very informative!! thumbup grin


Sheri I like your Shroom.. I never have any color ones,, just brown and white,,

Cricket take a picture next time you see one irregular shaped! thumbup


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look at this about earthstar http://www.flickr.com/photos/aphidtwix/325438944/

that doesn't look a thing like yours Diane.

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noooooooooo it doesn't notme why I Like mine better! lol lol


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Me too - yours are much prettier!!!


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I stole your pictures Diane. I think they'd be pretty on a thank you card.

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another mushroom in my yard

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here's a cute mushroom.

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OHhhhhhhhhhhhh cool!!!!!!! I never see colors like this!


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I think this mushrooms looks like a melting candle.

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thumbup good description.

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Originally Posted by Jiffymouse
thumbup good description.



it does look like a melting candle sheri,,,,,,,, I haven't seen any more here since I started this thread but it did rain here today so maybe in the next day or two I'll see them.


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shockWOW ! shock I thought the red ones were poison. why I wouldnt touch them.lol maybe you'll get high egad


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Originally Posted by angelblossom

I haven't seen any more here since I started this thread but it did rain here today so maybe in the next day or two I'll see them.


these are the ones I see all the time around here,,,, it's rained off and on for a couple of days, this weeks end we are supposed to get storms so I took pics while I could


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Such cool pics...I only get a few mushrooms under my large fir tree...and they aren't pretty like those.


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diane, that last picture reminds me of a lady under a hat.

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Johnny and I went bike riding in a park today and saw these mushrooms.

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shock

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How do you carry the camera on a bike?
Around your neck?



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yikes those are huge, and look fake!

cool picture!

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I did carry it around my neck but I won't do that anymore. The path we were on was full of roots and the camera was bouncing around and the lens cap came off. I don't want to scratch the lens. I need to get a basket for my bike. Just like the witch in the Wizard of Oz.

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More shrooms'

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Originally Posted by Bestofour
Johnny and I went bike riding in a park today and saw these mushrooms.

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that's about as open as mine get Ashley likes to kick them over


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found another kind of mushroom the other day,, it's head is like an accordion, kinda of a pale hue of purplish blue

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Those are beautiful Diane!! They look like lavendar daisies!!!

Sheri, where have all your pictures gone to??!! why


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