Not only is Earth Day to celebrate what we know we have, to rejoice in the diversity of the natural world, and to resolve to do our best to protect it as best we can, it is also about discovering some of nature’s richness we were unaware of. Take this, for example:
It was attracting flies and so needed a closer look:
A large ‘ice-cream cone’ in shape:
The flies are definitely attracted what could be construed as ‘chocolate sauce’:
Today is the first time I have seen such a fungus growing in my garden. If anyone can identify it I would be very pleased.
Happy Earth Day!