Where did the warm September sunshine go? It's getting colder. The furnace has had it's fall cleaning and maintenance and is already warming the house. And there's a frost warning tonight. Brrrr....
I took Tessa the mad DoodleDog for a
I was just focusing the camera when a jogger suddenly appeared and made me jump. He must have been hiding in the bushes!!!
I think I'll have to return to this tree with my camera on a sunnier day... the colour was stunning.
And any amateur mycologists out there, who can ID this mushroom?
No, I didn't pick it, someone else picked it and discarded it. And no, I don't think I'll try it for dinner.... looks a bit dodgy.
Update: after "mushroom picking" through the internet, I think this might be a species of amanita, and definitely poisonous. Pictures here.