This explains a bit of why mushrooms remind me of fairies :)

transylmania: “A fairy ring, also known as fairy circle, elf circle or elf ring ”

Fairy Ring, we have these in the yard at the other house. Grows where a tree burned many years ago.

Fairy Circle -- A fairy ring, also known as fairy circle, elf circle, elf or pixie ring, is a naturally occurring ring or arc of mushrooms.

A traditional Scottish rhyme sums up the danger of such places:      He wha tills the fairies' green     Nae luck again shall hae :     And he wha spills the fairies' ring     Betide him want and wae.     For weirdless days and weary nights     Are his till his deein' day.     But he wha gaes by the fairy ring,     Nae dule nor pine shall see,     And he wha cleans the fairy ring     An easy death shall dee

“ Fairy rings occupy a prominent place in European folklore as the location of gateways into elfin kingdoms, or places where elves gather and dance. According to the folklore, a fairy ring appears.

Fairy rings in moss in Iceland.

abaraphobia: “ “‘Fairy rings’ in moss, Rainbow Mountains region near the Laugavegur trekking route, Iceland. Carpets of moss are common in Iceland’s highland regions. This photo shows a peculiar natural formation, known in Icelandic as “witch’s.

Fairy ring and yes, they do exist... there was one on a golf course near a place I used to work... I found the fairy ring while on a walk... it was near a grove of fir trees that had been left on the course.... but the next time I went back with a camera, the groundskeeper had moved the grass and the fairy ring.... I was sad, but I had a witness that it existed!

Fairy rings have a rich folkloric background. In Europe, they’ve been called elf rings, witches rings and sorcerer’s rings. Their tendency to occur in woodland areas have linked them with supernatural stories of fairies and other elusive creatures.

In English folklore, mushroom rings were known as fairy or pixie rings. These were caused by the wee folks dancing in a circle. As they wore down the grass, they left a circular pattern of basidia (a type of mushroom) behind.

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These guys are popping up all over the place at the moment! A fairy ring also known as fairy circle, elf circle, elf ring or pixie ring, is a naturally occurring ring or arc of mushrooms/toadstools

Fairy rings. I love everything about this.

(JPEG Image, 1010 × 1363 pixels) - Scaled Science behind Fairy Rings Circles Mushrooms Dead Tree Graves

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The Song Of The Dandelion Fairy, a spring Flower Fairy poem: Sillies, what are you about With your spades and hoes of iron? You can never drive me out Me, the dauntless Dandelion!

Fairy ring.

What to do about fairy rings and lawn mushrooms

Fairy rings occupy a prominent place in European folklore as the location of gateways into elfin kingdoms, or places where elves gather and dance. According to the folklore, a fairy ring appears when a fairy, pixie, or elf appears. It will disappear witho

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