The heart of the mushroom

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© Andrea Petersen
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Photo Info
UploadedSeptember 28, 2014
TakenSeptember 26, 2014
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D7000
Exposure1/60 sec at f/6.3
FlashFlash, Auto-Mode, Return light detected
Focal Length185 mm
ISO800
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Blessed are the pure in heart and blessed are the peacemakers...St Matthew 5 : 8-9

I felt blessed to find this heart-shaped mushroom on our walking trail...I went back to the house to get the camera as thought it most unusual! Oddly the next day when I went back to the same spot wanting to take another picture...The mushroom had completely vanished...The rest of the plain mushrooms that I saw had not been touched but the heart shaped specimen was gone... I love finding symbolic things like this in nature as what I wish for more than anything else in life is peace on earth! I think it is interesting that you can see the word heart inside the word earth.

This speckled mushroom
Is not food to eat
For us to consume....
Nor does it beat
The message sweet,
Found in nature's art,
That has good worth,
When we see a heart
Making peace on earth!
Poetry by me AJP

12 responses

  • Geoff Plant

    Geoff Plant gave props (28 Sep 2014):

    ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL CAPTURE

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (28 Sep 2014):

    hopefully it burst from joy--great find

  • Evelyne Schulte

    Evelyne Schulte gave props (28 Sep 2014):

    Creative entry!

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (28 Sep 2014):

    BEAUTIFUL!! Love it!!

  • Barbara Kurth

    Barbara Kurth said (28 Sep 2014):

    It almost looks like a heart....cool image, Andrea....

  • Heather Mellon

    Heather Mellon   gave props (29 Sep 2014):

    Gorgeous shape and colours! I've noticed that some mushrooms around here turn black overnight and into a mere shell of their former selves. You caught this one just in the nick of time and it's a real beauty.

  • Davide Simone

    Davide Simone gave props (29 Sep 2014):

    COOL!

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece gave props (29 Sep 2014):

    What a gorgeous find! I have seen lots of mushrooms and none have ever looked like this one.

  • Kathryn Meyer

    Kathryn Meyer gave props (30 Sep 2014):

    Nice shot! I've seen some weird-shaped 'shrooms, but not like this!

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (30 Sep 2014):

    lovely shot!!!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (2 Oct 2014):

    A most excellent entry!

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (2 Oct 2014):

    this is so awesome!

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