What on Earth?

What on Earth?

Observation - What on Earth?. Description: These weird fungi were near birch, sycamore and ash trees with lots of ivy around. They were dry to the touch and the undersides were covered in soil. About 8cm across. My book says they are common, but I've never seen them before.

These weird fungi were near birch, sycamore and ash trees with lots of ivy around. They were dry to the touch and the undersides were covered in soil. About 8cm across. My book says they are common, but I've never seen them before.