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In the forest a red and white mushroom emerges from the earth.
Image Credit: A. Grace (Aly Pictured It)

Unearthed: Mushrooms Thriving in Summer Storms

We had a dry winter, followed by a drier spring. By summer, it was hot, the ground was baking and the lakes were lower than ever. Then, by the grace of Freyr, it rained. All through the mountains, mushrooms of red, purple, green, and beige unearthed themselves in quiet celebration. Rejoicing.



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A. Grace

Grace writes fiction & articles on various topics in the western U.S. She is also a photographer, dog mom, and nature lover! Buy her a coffee: