The other night, driving home from visiting my husband in hospital (he’s back home now), and being preoccupied as well as exhausted (now in my 5th year of chronic fatigue following swine flu), I thought I saw….
a nest of yellow mushrooms on the verge
archetypal mushrooms, curved hemispheric caps with glimpses of gills, some big, some small, little goldilocks mushrooms, some just right
and strikingly yellow, highlighter yellow, glowing and luminous in the afternoon sun, the delicate narrow stems also yellow, translucent
This was at a junction
I had hardly formed the thought to stop to photograph them when I dismissed it as, I’m too tired, it’s too hard to park, I don’t have the right lens, I can come back.
But now I can’t find them. Have they been mown d…