Sunday, October 15, 2017

Can mushrooms cry?

The weather is changing. Even though it was still warm today, you could see changes in the sky. And there is a promise of rain A front dropping down from Kansas City or somewhere up to the north and west.

We walked early. A quick text to our niece Samantha and her son Jordan confirmed they were in. So we walked a few laps around the Empire Walking Club track (a private joke.) We actually walked around the perimeter of our farm. It's a good walk.

Climbing the steep sides of the hollows gets the old heart pumping. On the second lap, Jilda noticed something by a stump from a tree we lost in a storm a few years ago. It was a mushroom. She didn't have her phone, so she pointed it out to me. When I took a closer look, I found it interesting. It has a weed growing through the cap. When I leaned in closer to snap a photo, I noticed a drop of water. I'd never seen that before. It looked like a tear.  

Can mushrooms cry? What could have made it that sad?





13 comments:

  1. Poor thing. The changing weather is confusing it and making it sad.

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  2. Love Jilda's eye - and your photo.
    I suspect the mushroom wept because it had been violated by that pushy weed. Or that is my story anyway.

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  3. If mushrooms could talk.
    Lisa

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  4. Oh now I've seen it all. A crying mushroom. Poor thing got stabed through the heart by a sharp weed.
    Hugs, Julia

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  5. Such an unusual sight. I think the mushroom does have a tear.

    Love,
    Janie

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  6. You'd cry, too, if you had weeds growing out of you!!

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  7. That does look like a tear.

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  8. How sad--crying mushrooms!

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  9. If I had a weed growing out of my head I think I would cry too! It must have one hell of a headache

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  10. You would cry too, if it happened to you! (remember that line?) LOL Love the color you catch.

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  11. Maybe it's not a weed but the beginning of a weeping willow.

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  12. Do they cry? I hope not as that would be sad

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