Monday, April 23

Unexpected... Astonishing... Never Seen Before!



Nevermind the 'Perfect Pinkness' from that previous poem. This Astonishing fungii appeared in my backyard, appearing as mushrooms always do... unexpectedly.

It's growing on the trunk of a eucalyptus tree that was cut down a few years ago. It's amazing... but then Nature ought to keep all of us sentient beings in a constant state of amazement, if we only pay attention.

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

That is just amazing to look at John. Thanks for posting the picture. If I saw something like that in my garden, I'd be out drawing it!

Paula Pertile said...

WOW. I have mushrooms in my yard too, but they're much more ordinary looking (so ordinary that the gardener mows them down each week...but back they come). Yours are truly other-worldly!

Sam said...

How lovely. They look almost like polished agates, don't they?

PG said...

Oh, bracket fungus, lovely! They will probably be like that for ages, they tend to dry out. In fact I think you can pick them and dry them, and use them for house decorations, but they are much prettier left where they are like this!