Mushrooms, Ferns, and Moss! Hiding place for fairies.
A few of my favorite things. Mushrooming in Poland. Fall makes me miss the rain, the smell of moss and trees at 6 in the morning when you go out into the woods before all the other mushroom hunters show up. Makes me miss my childhood.
Autumn On The Forest Floor.there has to be some fairies around, somewhere:):)
The tiny Stalked Scarlet Cup (Sarcoscypha occidentalis) fungus is found on hardwood sticks and logs (even on leaf litter) east of the Rocky Mountains, in summer and fall - and occasionally in the spring. Saw these in Acadia
Commonly known as the stalked scarlet cup or the western scarlet cup. Fruit bodies have small, bright red cups up to 2 wide atop a slender whitish stem that is between 1 to 3 cm to in) long.
Stalked scarlet cup mushroom - not really a flower, but still pretty :)
Magnifiques champignons écarlates Sarcoscypha Occidentalis by Dan Molter
Stalked Scarlet Cup, Western Scarlet Cup (Sarcoscypha occidentalis)
Laccaria Amethystina, commonly known as the Amethyst Deceiver, is a small brightly colored mushroom, that grows in deciduous as well as coniferous forests. The mushroom itself is edible, but can absorb arsenic from the soil.
✹ Orange Fan (Anthracophyllum archeri) - Small fungi found on dead wood in native forests. Pale orange in drier areas to vibrant red in wetter areas and sometimes in great numbers that often overlap each other. (Photo by
This photo comes without an ID. I'm not sure if this was color-altered or not. Tentative ID is Chlorophyllum molybdites.