Fungus Among Us

Volume 6, Issue 71; 20 Aug 2003

The fungi like the damp, that's for sure.

The fungi like the damp, that's for sure. They've sprung up all over the yard: big and small, bright orange and dull brown.

Tall and White
Tall and White
Doubled Up
Doubled Up
Orange!
Orange!
Puffball!
Puffball!
Antlers?
Antlers?

I've misplaced this year's photo of the “super fungus”. It appears every year in the same spot in the lawn and grows to about the size of a basketball. It collapsed a few days ago, done for the season I guess.