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Although we are coming to the end of the mushroom season – when the French countryside teems with wild mushroom pickers – a spell of warm sunshine followed by a day or two of light rain this weekend provided the ideal conditions to cause mushrooms to push up through the earth overnight, as if by magic. 140 more words
Red toadstools, with white spots are not something I thought I would ever encounter, in real life, in Australia.
They have somehow held a fascination for me from childhood, they are poisonous and not to be touched but they also carry a happy overtone, as though you might encounter them in a dream with fairies at the bottom of the garden. 223 more words