It's raining mushrooms!

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Real Estate Agent with David Tracy Real Estate License # 0577361

The end of August and early September always bring a bit of rain to the Houston area. This year has been no exception, as we have had a couple of weeks of rainy weather, and this coming week looks to be a damp one as well.

When the rain comes, the grass grows super fast, and mushrooms pop up in yards overnight.

Last week while I was waiting for the grandkids to get off the bus after school, I noticed some unusually pretty mushrooms in a neighbor’s yard. These mushrooms were not the light beige variety that always pop up here and there in damp weather. These mushrooms had yellow stems and pink tops. I’ve never seen this type of mushroom before, so I had to snap a picture!

Mushrooms in Friendswood

I’ve been keeping an eye out for more of those pretty mushrooms, but have not seen them again. Maybe next week!

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Rose King 



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Comments (6)

Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Rose- I'm up in Cypress, TX and I'm going out tomorrow to look for mushrooms like that.  I saw the usual ones that were beige with large flat caps but nothing like that. 

Aug 30, 2022 07:33 PM
Rose King

Hi Kathy! I did not realize you were in Cypress! We have an office opening in Magnolia soon. When we have the grand opening, I'll send you an invite!

Aug 31, 2022 05:42 AM
Kat Palmiotti
406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker/REALTOR® - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

Those look interesting! I wonder if they are edible...

Aug 31, 2022 05:01 AM
Rose King

I was wondering the same thing, Kat. 😊

Aug 31, 2022 05:43 AM
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Good morning Rose King ,

Very unusual it would be interesting to find out what they are and like Kat Palmiotti  wondered....are the edible!

Aug 31, 2022 05:11 AM
Rose King

Hello Dorie! I actually tried looking them up to see what they might be, but there are so many varieties of mushrooms, it is hard to tell. They all have names that are too hard to pronounce!

Aug 31, 2022 05:45 AM
Mark Don McInnes, Sandpoint-Idaho
Sandpoint Realty LLC - Sandpoint, ID
North Idaho Real Estate - 208-255.6227

Those are definitely some cool looking mushrooms.  Looks like something that would be described or seen in a fantasy land.  Mark

Aug 31, 2022 06:55 AM
Rocky Dickerson
Realty One Group - Las Vegas, NV
Superior Service!

Good morning Rose! Those are very unique mushrooms indeed. Nature has infinite beauty.

Aug 31, 2022 08:49 AM
Leanne Smith
Dirt Road Real Estate - Golden Valley, AZ
Relocation to NW AZ with elbow room & more freedom

Definitely unique looking and almost look like something to be in a fairy tale.

Nov 16, 2022 05:38 AM