Sunday, October 19, 2008
All photos Assiniboine Forest, Winnipeg, MB. October 19, 2008.
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M, in his usual pose of walking ahead or standing close, holding my already-cool tea, dutifully wrinkled his nose when he caught a whiff of stinkhorn.
We scanned the grass and trembling aspen leaf-litter for the source of the reek and soon found a few erect - and a few flaccid - mushrooms.
M looked askance at them, took a slurp of his coffee, and said "do you really need another picture of stinkhorns?"
But he continued to walk on/hover nearby as I crouched down to take this shot, which makes me love him a little more. Or at least hate him a little less, which, in a long-term relationship, is almost the same thing.