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CINDY'S SNAPSHOT: Mystery mushrooms in Halifax, N.S.

A daily walk is not only good for you it can lead you to some pretty interesting sites. The other, while walking his dog, Michael Dunn noticed a pile of small new potatoes sitting on a tree stump on Young Ave. at Atlantic Street in Halifax.  Once he got a little closer, he realized that they were mushrooms.  Michael surmises they must have bloomed in response to recent rain and fog. 
  
Did you know: Because mushrooms have no leaves, roots or seeds and don't need light, they're not a true vegetable? However, in terms of nutrition, they are considered to be vegetables.
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A daily walk is not only good for you it can lead you to some pretty interesting sites. The other, while walking his dog, Michael Dunn noticed a pile of small new potatoes sitting on a tree stump on Young Ave. at Atlantic Street in Halifax.  Once he got a little closer, he realized that they were mushrooms.  Michael surmises they must have bloomed in response to recent rain and fog. 
  
Did you know: Because mushrooms have no leaves, roots or seeds and don't need light, they're not a true vegetable? However, in terms of nutrition, they are considered to be vegetables.


Cindy Day is the chief meteorologist for SaltWire Network

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