Monday, 16 June 2008
If you go down to the woods today
I dare you to look at the full size image!
Have we been watching too much Sci Fi ? Is that why we got the feeling that if we leant in too close it would reach up and grab us? Or maybe it did and now we are being controlled and seeking to infect others.
We think it's an Octopus Stinkhorn, a kind of fungus. It was there in all it's gory glory this morning and already by the time this picture was taken something had eaten a bit of this one and the other one a few yards away was gone entirely.
They are supposed to be edible if disagreeable. I think I'll stick to button mushrooms in a plastic punnet thank you.