Sunday, December 04, 2011

Fun with Fungus

 Almost all taken by my husband, all found in Perlis, most in Perlis State Park. I always think there is something sort of fairytale-like about fungus. Maybe it goes back to those childhood books - illustrations in "Alice in Wonderland", or that picture of the fairy sitting on a mushroom in "The Little Green Door to Fairyland"...
From the huge (above) to the delicately small (below)
 And above we have the not yet mature intruders in a pot plant
And here they are again, a little later, in their adult splendour.

4 comments:

Jo said...

Fungus can be so pretty, we used to get some attractive varieties in our back yard in North Carolina.

Never heard of The Little Green Door to Fairyland.

Glenda Larke said...

It's an Australian fairy tale from the 1940s or 50s. One of the illustrations was a fairy sitting on a mushroom...I thought it was gorgeous.

Helen V. said...

What gorgeous photos.

Jo said...

Glenda, is this it? http://spiritoftheages.com/The%20Little%20Green%20Road%20to%20Fairyland%20(1922).htm

This one is called The Little Green Road to Fairyland.