The ink cap . . . so ephemeral that they appear, liquefy, and turn into black goo within a matter of hours . . .
|just starting out|
|the characteristic shaggy mane in the mushroom’s early stages|
These mushrooms were sprouting all over our yard and what a mess! They would emerge and very quickly (within a day) dissolve into black pools on the lawn. Yes, I did find them fascinating but cleaning them up before cutting the lawn was a bit, umm, challenging . . .