21st Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
mushrooms that resemble blooming flowers

mushrooms that resemble blooming flowers At first I thought these were flowers blooming in my native garden. Looking closer, I realized that they were mushrooms--one variety among many, apparently, that resemble flowers. I particularly appreciated the contrast between the mushrooms and the surrounding mulch.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2023
Date Uploaded: 11.2023
Photo Location: Chevy Chase, Maryland, United States of America
Camera: iPhone 12 mini
Copyright: © Roberta Rubenstein