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

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.

Inside A Fairy Ring Photograph  - Inside A Fairy Ring Fine Art Print

Inside A Fairy Ring Photograph - Inside A Fairy Ring Fine Art Print

Fairy ring by liga-marta.deviantart.com on @deviantART

Magical fairytales illustrated by Liga Klavina - Bleaq

The Goddess is Alive and Magic is Afoot!

The Fairy Ring poem; will probably print out, age the paper with brewed tea, paste to a board then shellac,and attach to a stake to be placed in the fairy garden.

Fairy rings in European folklore as the location of gateways into elfin kingdoms. A fairy ring appears when a fairy, pixie, or elf appears. It will disappear without trace in less than five days. And if you step inside it you’ll end up in the world of fairies, where you will dance and feast and drink and party with the faes for what it feels like a few hours to you, but in your world it has been decades.

Have you ever danced in a fairie ring under a full moon?

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.

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

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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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.

A fairy ring, also known as fairy circle, elf circle, elf ring or pixie ring, is a naturally occurring ring or arc of mushrooms, in his case Marasmius oreades. The body of this fungus, its mycelium, is underground. It grows outward in a circle. As it grows, the mycelium uses up all of the nutrients in the soil, starving the grass. This is the reason a fairy ring has dead grass over the growing edge of the mycelium. Umbrella-shaped fruiting bodies, called mushrooms, spring up from just behind…

"A fairy ring, also known as fairy circle, elf circle, elf ring or pixie ring…

witchcraft, witch, faery, faeryring//Jude could have used this advice when he was younger.

Get your meme on!

witchcraft, witch, faery, faeryring//Jude could have used this advice when he was younger.

fairy ring, mushrooms.

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

In the Fairy Ring by Florence Harrison, 1908

In the Fairy Ring by Florence Harrison, 1908

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.

Out of the baren woods a magical mushroom ring is formed ...soon the faeries will dance here, the trees will once again wear their gowns of leaves, the birds and animals will return and all will be right again with Nature. The old Moss Woman will chuckle with delight that the mushrooms she planted brought the fairies an such delight. mdh©

Out of the baren woods a magical mushroom ring is formed .soon the faeries…

William Holmes Sullivan · The Fairy Ring; The Enchanted Piper · 1880 · Oil on board · 9.00 x 12.50 cm · From the Leicester Galleries

The Fairy Ring; the Enchanted Piper, William Holmes Sullivan - 1908 (Wikimedia Commons)

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