The Story of Fairy Rings Has Always Intrigued Me!

by Jane
(Mentor, Ohio)

The English believed that fairy rings were where fairies came to dance and celebrate, the mushrooms of the rings were used as stools for the fairies to recuperate during the evenings festivities. One European legend tells of the origin of these rings as being burned into the soil by a sleeping dragon's tail.

My husband was looking out our kitchen window and called me to see something. He knows I'm into mushrooms and pointed across the driveway along a fence. These little fellas look like they are lined up to see, oh, maybe something like a fairy ring take place. Hmmmm!

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Mushrooms NEW
by: Anonymous

I lived in the same place for 33 years in Tennessee . We had the mushroom rings every year,usually more then one. I loved them . On the hill side other mushrooms grew they came in all sizes and colors . Some of them would get as big as a dinner plate . It was like living in Wonder Land and love

Fairy ring NEW
by: Anonymous

My daughter had a fairy ring in her yard about 7 ft in diameter. I did research and it is actually a specific type of mushroom that grows that way. Indeed it was magical

Fanciful Fairy Rings
by: Jane Perinacci

Wow! I enjoyed that article of yours soooooo much! I shared it on facebook. Oh, the picture I used was a free pic I found somewhere on a site on my computer. Back to your story, BRAVO!!!!!

Fairy Ring Page
by: Amy

My full page about fairy rings is now here.

Thanks for the inspiration, Jane!

Fairy Rings!
by: Amy

Burned into the ground by a sleeping dragon's tail?!!? That is just too cool. Thanks, Jane, I learned something today!

And yeah, fairy rings have always intrigued me too. There's definitely something magical and imaginative about them. Hmmm...I think you've inspired me to write a page about fairy rings this week!

(And awesome picture. Did you find that somewhere or make it on your computer?)

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