Such an unusual fungus – an Earthstar.

Lucy Payne found this mushroom that she said looked like a daisy. It's an Earthstar, a member of the Puffball family.

earthstar-by-lucy-payne earthstars-by-lucy-payneIf you touch the center, a puff of spore dust will shoot up towards you. It can be a surprise if you don't know about it!

I found my first Candy Cap a few days ago, the first of many, I hope. It's a delicious edible with a maple flavor.

first-candycap-of-the-season-by-jeanne-jackson-1024x768Thanks to Lucy for allowing me to share her photos with you here. Happy Thanksgiving to those in the USA!

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