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A family found what they believe is evidence of beings from another world left in their backyard.

The belief came after unusual markings were made in the yard near Canton on FM 16.

It's a sight that's had many wondering- what is this and who did it?

The landowners believe a UFO is responsible, but one expert believes the cause is much more earthly.

Karl Steddom says the term fairy ring was  coined decades ago for the ring-like shape

As for how it ends up growing in your lawn?

"Mushrooms have gills underneath that have spores that will blow around and they'll just land somewhere where there's lots of organic matter which is the thatch leaves," explained Steddom.

The plant pathologist says as soon the spores land they develop in the ground like seeds and grow out from the center.

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