Behold: the rare and disturbing Witches’ Cauldron fungus (Sarcosoma globosum).
Pray you never fall in one.
(Pix: Nick Rajtar)
Careful now. They’ll make you see things.
Far more interesting than watching paint dry.
Try to imagine it as a wordless documentary about changing seasons on an alien planet.
Then later, when the mites appear, imagine they’re translucent xeno-deer, grazing.
Come on. You can do this.