me: Those are amazing!
three: Where these mush-yooms come from?
me: They grow from the mycelium, which is underground. A mushroom is the way they release their spores so that more will grow.
three: Oh. I pick them?
me: Let’s just look at them for now.
three: They so cute! Somebody live in mush-yoom?
me: Maybe somebody tiny, or a bug.
three: A foe-y (fairy) lives in one.
three: I pick them?
me: No, we’ll leave them to grow. There’s another one!
three: I pick that one?
me: Let’s leave them for the squirrels.
three: I want to pick one. Right now. You not tell me no pick mush-yoom.
me: Let’s look for more, maybe over here.
three: I pick mush-yoom right now.
me: Do you have to go pee? Are you thirsty?
three: Those mush-yooms are so cute and so pretty. I want to pick them. They are treasures for me.
me (picking her up): I think I hear mama calling. Let’s go see…