The Intimate Forest

A Celebration of the Beauty of Nature in Oil Paintings by Harlan

 

half mushroom

 

Half Mushroom

30x40 2005

 

Oh, that sunlight! After a rain I always go looking for mushrooms. There are so many varieties and they pop up in the most unexpected places. I found this one on the path beside my pond around midday. I presume the dew caused the mushroom to split in half. The result was breath taking!