Christopher Tozier is the author of Olivia Brophie and the Pearl of Tagelus, the award-winning, middle-grade fantasy series set in the wilds of central Florida and published by Pineapple Press. He was selected as a 2011 State of Florida Artist Fellowship recipient and his poetry has appeared widely.
Here is a nice meaty Boletus mushroom blooming in the yard this morning. Boletus grow under deciduous trees on dry, limstone-y soils. That's a fairly accurate description of Florida soil. We see a lot of Boletus here in the Florida sand-pine scrub. Is this Boletus radicans? I don't know!