XIV. Morthala grew hungry on her way back to her dwelling. So she stopped, and glanced this way and that for something she might eat. Her eyes fell upon a strange mushroom. Then she fell upon it, cramming it into her mouth. But the mushroom was poisonous. Morthala fell to the ground, writhing and groaning in anguish. So she was when Nilweena the Nymph danced upon the scene, and asked what had befallen her. Morthala, in her agony, blurted out the entire tale of her day's exploits. Nilweena giggled, then cut her throat.