Can you see it?
Oh wait, I guess you’re just looking at me in the picture. I can’t blame you for that.
That strange thing is pretty little. It barely shows.
Is that better?
You see that little round thing next to my feet?
It’s a mushroom.
Here’s some more.
You’d never think mushrooms would grow in Arizona, but they do.
Little tiny ones grow on my trails when it’s warm and wet around here.
Our typical summer weather.
But this year I found something even more special.
This wasn’t on my trails at all.
I found it right by the street. Right near my house.
It’s way bigger than all those little mushrooms I found on my trails.
Well, except for a few I found last year – but only in one spot.
This has got to be a brand new species – one that nobody has ever found before.
So here it is.
And since I found it I’m the one that gets to name it.
This is hard. What should I call it?
Oh I know.
I found it on my street so I’m going to call it Street Mushroom.
I bet there’s no other mushroom with a name like that.