you find a rhyme or reason for mushrooms?
you even define them
fleshy spore-bearing fruiting body of a fungus
Wikipedia for you.
appear after it rains
there is a dead tree
fairies have danced?
of fairies must live in my yard.
we are told is an underground tree root communicator
can tell edible from poisonous
denotes the latter
would never try!
mushrooms light up the forest
cream yellow orange red
day a little ball
next a full umbrella
other fantastic shape
maybe a clumped colony
that looks like ocean coral
on the forest floor on a dead tree
higher up where you don't think to look
some tiny unremarkable
others dramatic showy
look at the size of that thing!
They vanish quickly.
to be (mostly) friends of the forest
ways we do not yet fully comprehend.