Tuesday, August 29, 2017

Earth Star Fungi

 This is a complete new find for me!  
These are growing right outside my sewing room door!
They are a puff ball fungus, an inedible mushroom in the Geastrum Triplex family.
 Some call them wood flower mushrooms and you can see why here.
They feel like a mushroom, smell like a mush room but don't give it a taste!
Today, they puffed out their spores right out of the center!
A first find for me!  
How about you?


  1. I have never seen them before either. They are really pretty.

  2. How interesting. I had no idea there was such a unique mushroom.

  3. So weird!! I have seen puffball mushrooms numerous times, but never with the "petals" around them. Very interesting.

  4. I've had puff ball mushrooms in Orlando, but not PRETTY ones like that.

  5. Wow! I've never seen anything like that! That's amazing!

  6. Wow! Never seen those before! They are so pretty. Isn't nature wonderful!

  7. That is so cool! I've never seen that before! I see I'm not the only one. Thank you for sharing! Wow!

  8. Wow, never seen such a thing -- they're beautiful!!

  9. So so cool. Never seen anything like it. Now I want my husband to carve one of those for me.


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