Winner 2020 IPPY GOLD
Best Regional Fiction
At the edge of exhaustion, lichenologist Zinnie Fazail struggles to maintain a professional life as her mother descends into dementia.
Her mother insists on wandering the neighborhood, looking for a mythical blue mushroom while lapsing into the language of her childhood.
In desperation, Zinnie searches for a compassionate live-in assistant, but when May Belle Pope moves in, Zinnie learns that Evil can be a roommate with small barking dogs.
How can Zinnie protect her family when what she knows are lichens?
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