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The Magnificent Phallus Indusiatus
This mushroom has many many names to it such as the; veiled
lady, long net stinkhorn, crinoline stinkhorn, bamboo pith, bamboo fungus, and
was previously identified as the Dictyorphoria Indusitaus. These suckers get
there name from the veil hanging from the...

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I Promise This Is Not A Rant!
How can one simply express their love for mushrooms? Well, let’s
give it a go. Every single day, I walk to work. Some days, I don't even work
but still stroll around the neighborhood on an adventure. I like to walk around
taking pictures of interesting thin...

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The Apocalyptic War Between Insect and Fungi!
Have you ever seen an ant turn into a zombie? The specific parasitic fungus is called Cordyceps, this uses the body as a shell to grow in and reproduce. In this ants case the ant is not living anymore. So what makes it cool and spooky? Well, once this fungu...

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Our Coffee Is Under Attack
A devastating fungus has decided to attack our precious
coffee, the one thing we all need in our lives! In Guatemala the disease among
these plants is spreading fast, it's airborne and speckles on top of the leaves
causing them to die and fall off. In 2012,...

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I'm reviewing a fantastic blog called Mycologista by Lisa K.
Suits, I had a difficult time trying to find a decent blog but instead I found
an outstanding one. Why is this blog so amazing? Lisa takes her own pictures, it’s
so natural. I feel as if I'm walki...

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How To Identify Edible Mushrooms.
Lion’s Mane Mushrooms (edible) Don't you love taking a stroll down town and noticing all
those little mushrooms, aren't you ever curious on if you can eat them? Which ones
are dangerous? Which ones are delicious? Well, It amazes me on how many
different typ...

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How To Identify Edible Mushrooms.
Lion’s Mane Mushrooms (edible) Don't you love taking a stroll down town and noticing all
those little mushrooms, aren't you ever curious on if you can eat them? Which ones
are dangerous? Which ones are delicious? Well, It amazes me on how many
different typ...

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The End Is Near, For Bananas.
What if I were to tell you that the end is near for bananas.
Yes, you heard right. The latest research has shown that there is a fungus
destroying our beloved bananas. The fungus is called TR4 and can easily lead
the bananas to extinction. The Cavendish is ...

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The Lost City
Imagine
a world where parasitic fungi targeted us. Took over the human race, destroyed
every living aspect on earth. Took away the significance of the world. I'm
talking about a new world where we lived day by day, scavenging. Steal-thing
through these para...

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The Ups and Downs of Fungi
Pioppino Mushroom When I think of parasitic fungi I picture something harmful. The word parasite comes off as an infestation to me, something you cant get rid of. Though that's harsh, I ended up looking into the good side of fungi . To start off with, they ...
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