It sure was aptly named -- and it was so small that it belonged next to a doll's house.
More on this amazing fungus here.
Perhaps it was because of the wet summer, or because we had so many eyes looking for mushrooms, but I have never seen so many -- in so many shapes and sizes. A sampling follows.
Tomorrow: The most amazing mushroom I've ever seen. By far.
The fund-raising event will feature live music, a dance recital, story telling, a walk to the river, native plants, refreshments, and a silent auction - all in celebration of the Hackensack River Watershed.
I'll be telling a short and true story about a forgotten but resilient creek in the Meadowlands. Other story tellers include George Carter, Oradell Borough Historian; Jean Epiphan, Rutgers U. Ecologist; Cynthia Forster, Bergen County Cultural & Historic Affairs; and Don Torino, Bergen County Audubon Society.
Poetry readers includeAgnes Adler, Author-Artist-Scupltor;David Epstein, Land Conservancy of NJ; and Ken Hoffman, Emerson Naturalist-Historian.
Get your tickets now. More info is here.