Wordless Wednesday: Did This Grow Overnight?

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John Viccellio retired after 24 years in the U. S. Navy and began to dig into gardening when he could finally land in one place. He completed the Master Gardener course in 1992 and has since designed and constructed two of his own gardens. He wrote a monthly garden column for ten years and has been a regular contributor to Carolina Gardener magazine. John published his first book, Guess What's in My Garden!, in 2014. He lives in Stallings, NC with his wife, in close proximity to seven of his eight grandchildren.
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8 Responses to Wordless Wednesday: Did This Grow Overnight?

  1. Cathy says:

    Wonderful! What kind is it. Super picture.

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    • johnvic8 says:

      Cathy, I think it is a lichen because it looks like it’s growing out of a stump. But I haven’t ruled out a mushroom. It’s just a strange time of year for a mushroom.

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  2. isn’t it something how FAST a mushroom can sprout? Love this shot!

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  3. Wow. It’s really rather elegant.

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  4. I am not an expert by any measure, but it looks like one of the oyster mushrooms, genus Pleurotus.

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  5. johnvic8 says:

    Thanks, Marian. I think you are correct.

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