Okay, I thought I could live with the mystery and the romance of not knowing.
But I can’t take it anymore…
WHAT’S THE DEAL WITH THE ‘SHROOMS?!?!
Two years ago, when I first came to RMU, I was walking through the Magical Forest, i.e., the scenic pathway from Massey Hall to the main part of campus, when I noticed some very large mushrooms growing at the base of one of the tall pines. Upon further inspection, I realized that these very realistic fungi were actually made of paper.
Who would make paper mushrooms? Why would they “plant” them along this secluded pathway? Would they taste good on a hamburger with Swiss? It was certainly perplexing, but not enough for me to actually do anything about it.
Then it happened again this year. Now I absolutely must know.
So in the coming days I will be launching an investigation into the Mystery of the Paper ‘Shrooms. If anyone out there knows anything about the origin or meaning of these imitation toadstools, drop me a line at email@example.com.
--Valentine J. Brkich