After a week of incessant rain here in Los Angeles, the pouring stopped and a rainbow appeared:
And so did the mushrooms:
Beeeeg piles of mushrooms:
They are sorta lovely:
In a creepy kind of way:
This kind smells like the elephant exhibit at the zoo. Whew!
But they sure are pretty:
Oh, look! Here's another, totally different type of mushroom that's popped up:
You know the only thing that's scarier than a bunch of mushrooms in a yard that has a puppy?
HALF a bunch of mushrooms!:
Oh, sh**! Pao has eaten approximately two cups' worth of mushroom caps, here:
Okay, Denizens of the Dark: It's WAR! Y'all are goin' DOWN! I don't care how much you remind me of fairy tales, forests primeval, and various dancing vegetables in certain Disney films:
I'm AFTER ya! Don't you be eyeballin' me from behind that fence!
(At this point, half an hour of furious digging ensued.)
I dug up every mushroom I could find and dumped them in my city-issued compost bin:
I also dug up a couple of really cool-looking rocks:
At the end, the city can was stuffed with mushrooms:
And so was the puppy.
I called the vet to ask about the signs of poisoning. She said to watch out for vomiting, diarrhea, dizziness, or balance problems:
So far, all he's exhibiting is signs of Excessive Contriteness and Cuteness.