Sunday, November 21, 2010

Fly Agaric - Sunday 160


Intense rain seeping deeply into soil,
feeding creatures long left dormant.
Rising larger than life
from the spongy earth,
giving way to beauty unseen for ages.
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For the original Sunday 160 post click here.
If you wish to take the challenge, here is a quick look at the rules:

1. The Sunday 160 only uses 160 characters (including spaces).
2. Keep on schedule - post Sunday.
3. Let me know you have posted via a comment on my site.
4. Visit at least one other Sunday 160.
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35 comments:

joanny said...

MM

Marvelous aren't they....nice photo, and lovely tribute to the fungi family.

Cheers,
joanny

mmm yes I posted my s-160 early, lots going on here at my home...

joanny said...

Oops! I hope I was not suppose to say some strange word? because I was the first,,, oh no --- nor do I recall what it was either,,, well this lady is going to not worry and go smell the flowers then go to sleep.


cheers,
joanny

A Daft Scots Lass said...

love me some 'shrooms

Claudia said...

larger than life, from the spongy earth...wow..and they are huge indeed..did you pick them for dinner?
have a lovely sunday monkey man

..my 160's here

5thsister said...

(never mind my comment on your other post!)

Those are some mighty HUGE 'shrooms! Kind of pretty in a freaky way.

Mine can be found HERE

Brian Miller said...

nice...that is a huge mushroom...bet the smurfs are happy...smiles...nice 160

yeah i am up

gautami tripathy said...

Beautiful...dormant life coming alive...

inferno

Katherine said...

Those mushy's look enormous ... are they?? Or is it the angle of the camera. Great 160

Susannah said...

A beautiful bit of writing and great photo too.

I am surprised to see them growing there. I thought Fly Agaric grew in woodlands and were as rare as they are poisonous.

I haven't joined in for a while so thought I would today. :-)

here's - My 160 - Silence.

the walking man said...

Muscaria? Parboil before tripping.

Me said...

Those are some pretty stunning shrooms! When out walking in the woods, I always snap pics of the funky ones, too. :)

Nice 160, MM. Mine is HERE.

Deborah said...

Brilliantly written ... and what an amazing picture! It's always a pleasure to see your 160's

Here's my 160 :o)

http://thecaterpillaruprising.blogspot.com/2010/11/going-south-sunday-160.html

Larry said...

I finally made it heres my Sunday 160
Fantasy Kiss

Dianne said...

mm, you have an artist's eye, is this your photo?
We had enough consecutive days of rain in Calif, I think I'm turning to mold. I've been disloyal, and rode the poetry bus this weekend. Had too much to say for 160.
see ya next week.
Di

Adsila said...

Beautiful photo of the mushrooms...

Monkey Man said...

As per her request, here is a quick link to 5th Sister's Sunday 160....Click Me!

Monkey Man said...

I have lived in the Pacific Northwest all my life and hadn't run across these mushrooms until yesterday. They typically only grow in deep forests in this area, but due to the spread of vaious mulch are now seen in urban areas. They were almost a foot across...and beautiful.

Jingle said...

cute mushroom,
magical word painting,
insightful 160...

here is

Sunday 160

gospelwriter said...

awesome specimen, love the colour - nice 160

here's mine

G-Man said...

MM....
I've been accused of being a Fungi myself...:P

Autumnforest said...

That was so beautiful. And, those mushrooms are handy--could be used as an umbrella in a pinch.

shewriting said...

beautiful nature 160! Happy Sunday. Mine is at http://shewriting.blogspot.com/2010/11/manipulate.html

tracyhsays.com said...

Groovy 160 my friend...did you collect and partake of the fruit of the forest?
Glad to join in this week's 160s :)

Mine is here.

David said...

My first time here. Here's my contribution. http://inwhichhewrote.blogspot.com/2010/11/purple-haze.html

Fay's Too said...

Mushrooms are amazing in oh, so many ways. Lovely mycology poetry!
My 160 is here.
http://faystoo.blogspot.com/2010/11/sunday-160.html

liv2write2day said...

Those are HUGE! Nicely written 160.
Mine is here:
http://liv2write2day.wordpress.com/2010/11/22/sunday-160-joy/

moondustwriter said...

Like the look from above and below the earth

sorry I didn't make it today
just got home from a busy day of work and its the end of the day

Happy Sunday
and smiles for all you do

Caty said...

wow...those are some huge mushrooms! nice write to pay them tribute-made them even more beautiful :)

Caty said...

oh, and my post is up now... :) Hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving, MM!

kkrige said...

Cool mushrooms! Nice find & nice 160.

kkrige said...

Oh, and I have a 160 up as well here
http://krigek.blogspot.com/2010/11/just-desserts.html

budh.aaah said...

Yes the mushrooms do remind one of smurfs :) but the 160 sends chills down the spine (in a nice smurfy way)'feeding creatures'

Shadow said...

yip, that's just how mushrooms are...

Deb said...

Ah ...there's a fungus among us!

Very clever post! Loved it.

Marla said...

What an amazing photo.