My Summer Yard After the Rains

My favorite find of the day: this mushroom head is about the size of a quarter

My favorite find of the day: this mushroom head is about the size of a quarter

July is our second rainiest month in these parts of the US, so it was no surprise that we had hard rains off and on all day and last night, with more expected tonight and tomorrow.

A mushroom with a pool of rainwater

A mushroom with a pool of rainwater

During a break from the rain this evening, my dog Daisy and I ventured out to look at what’s been growing in my summer yard after the rains.

Strange and beautiful mushroom

A strange and beautiful mushroom

I must have found seven very different kinds of mushrooms.

The Ginger's dog Daisy from a mushroom's point of view

The Ginger’s dog Daisy from a mushroom’s point of view

Adorable finds in the moss

Adorable finds in the moss

I only wish I knew which ones were edible!

The Three Mushrooms

The Three Mushrooms

am inspired to try a mushroom dish very soon…

Rain droplets on my tomatoes

Rain droplets on my tomatoes

and a tomato dish too….

–G

 

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