Over a month ago toadstools appeared under some nearby oak trees. They were probably Amanita muscaria, the fly agaric. But now, just around the corner from the oak trees, a new crop of toadstools has emerged under some pines:
They look like the same species, but if so, why didn't they come up at the same time? They are about 100 metres apart, so everything in the environment is the same except the species of tree they are growing on. Why might that make them fruit nearly six weeks later?