OK, here is a closer view. It is a mushroom and it has such intricate ribs. So very beautiful:
Then off to the flea market. My wife always seems to find something to put in her bag, but me, not so often. Today, however, I did find something to bring home. It is a book written by Patrick McManus. I always loved his humor and would read his articles in hunting and fishing magazines, like Field & Stream and Outdoor Life. His articles always gave me great big belly laughs and I am hoping this book will not be an exception. It is titled, "The Grasshopper Trap":
After getting back from the flea market (it was only a couple of hours), the mushroom had changed into this:
Still pretty but starting to fade fast. As you probably know if you have been reading my blogs for awhile, I enjoy the beauty in all types of mushrooms. In fact, I love the beauty in all of Nature. Now, you all have a great day, you hear?