Mushroom Monday - MUSHROOMS & VIOLETS

in Fungi Lovers2 months ago (edited)

I found them yesterday ... quite unexpectedly ... on my lawn ...

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... some small brown mushrooms ... and violets that are trying to signal the end of winter with just a few flowers.

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The day started pretty cool, with ice and frost in the morning, so the flowers looked a bit out of place ... but then around noon, it was mildly cold and more like autumn ...

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... and with that small group of violets, it looked like a short premonition of spring, like some kind of teaser that announces the arrival of the new season ... spring is coming ... relatively soon.

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This was the first mushroom I found yesterday ... and I thought that will be the only one ... but then, after a bit of sniffing around ...

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... I found another one ... and then ...

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... another one ...

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... followed by a couple of those mushrooms ...

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... after a short walk around my lawn, I found quite a few mushrooms ... definitely more than I expected ... because I didn't expect any mushrooms yesterday, especially not of that kind ... some wood ear or similar jelly - like mushrooms would be a lesser surprise, I already saw some of those a few days ago, on Fungi Friday ... but these ... these mushrooms were a great Sunday surprise yesterday ... and now, they are a great way to start the new week with a Fungi themed post.

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I don't know the exact species here ... many similar, very generic - looking small mushrooms with this color can be found in the area ... it could be something from the Genus Nolanea ... or Genus Panaeolus ... or something completely different.

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When I was photographing the violets ...

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... a cat called Sivka (which means The Gray One) came to see what I find there ...she was approaching the flower like she approaches mice and birds.

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I photographed also some daisies ... that are present on my lawn throughout the whole winter ...

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... and I photographed some more mushrooms ...

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... of the same kind ...

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... this one was pushing its way through some resilient dried out grass.

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I almost forgot to mention that the day was windy ...

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... as you can see on these last few shots ...

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... and that's it ... as always in these fungi reports on HIVE, the photographs are my work.

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You have your own mushroom garden! It would be nice to have edible mushrooms on your lawn. Those purple flowers look very nice; they look like their leaves could be edible! So windy there. The cloth was flying!

This tiny brown mushroom looks really attractive and this side of the mushroom has a really nice hood.

Nice. I especially like the one with the (apparently) still grass and mushroom juxtaposed with the flapping blanket on the clothesline. Glad you're getting nice weather; this weekend we had almost two inches of snow here, which rarely happens.

I would like to see some snow here :) for a change. It falls once in a decade or something like that.
Hehehe, it looks a bit strange, the wind wasn't strong, so the short grass was still ... and the blanket, higher on the wire, in ideal position like a sail, was pushed around by the wind.

seems they are growing at your place NON STOP, all of the year!

this is a good shot, like it!

:) Sivka entered the scene in the right moment.