mycelial growth embeds itself into the very fabric of the landscape, facilitating terrestrial life and consuming the decaying and the rotten, the final consumption at the microbial level whose unending thirst for carrion of all kinds has weaved itself through the hyphic network of their own making. their taxonomic, axiomatic positionality is closer to that of animal than plant. their presence is mystical in that funghi represent an un-observable yet endemic fabric of the landscape.