Watch where you step

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The little park near me has some narrow and twisted paths covered in bark chips. It is to prevent weeds and grass growing and keep the paths clean.

Walking around and looking for mushrooms in the grass I didn't expect to find them right in front of me!
On the path.

Poor thing probably didn't last long with all the people walking around.

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The first one is a little Inky Cap They grow very fast and don't last long. By the evening it will be dead. But until it looks like a tiny, almost see though umbrella.

The top is white and covered in delicate fluff. The gills are black. As they mature they start to flip exposing the black undersides. They roll up and slowly melt and that's it.
They are done.

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There was another one just few steps away which I don't know what it is. Even smaller trying to push though the woody bits.

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Shot with Nikon D5500 + Sigma 105mm lens
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