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Dryad Saddle - Quebec Canada - Polyporus - comestible

por monteregina ~ Polyporus Squamosus is a basidiomycete bracket fungus, with common names including Dryad's Saddle and Pheasant's Bac

Giant Mushrooms - There is a giant mushroom in Oregon that is over 2,400 years old, covers 3.4 square miles of land, and is still growing.

There is a giant mushroom in Oregon that is over years old, covers square miles of land, and is still growing - HOWEVER, it is NOT THIS MUSHROOM. The Oregon mushroom looks like many small fungi spread across miles of land.

Devil’s Fingers  The picture above is of a mushroom thats thought to be a specimen of Clathrus archeri right before its fingers open up. It closely resembles a hand coming out of the ground. It even has the remnants of its tattered sleeves attached to the wrist.

oh wow: Zombie mushroom hand. This Clathrus archeri, or "Devil's Fingers" - looks like a cold, dead hand reaching out to pull the rest of the zombie body out of the earth. Those even look like tattered sleeves down by the wrists of the hands!

Marasmius rotula

Marasmius Rotula is a common species of Agaric fungus in the family Marasmiaceae. Widespread in the Northern Hemisphere.

The best thing about mushrooms is that they grow in soo many different forms:)

Rejuvenation Clear: Stephen Beardsell - glass tree fungi - So cool - Why don't I ever run into stuff like this at art stores.

Cute little lizard hanging onto a mushroom

Magical world of macro by Ukrainian nature photographer Vyacheslav Mishchenko

Faery decor

Spinellus Fusiger (Bonnet Mould) -- growing on a Mycena Zephirus mushroom (By Julio Gómez Raindo).

Stemonitis fusca, my favorite slime mold.

Stemonitis fusca- slime mold that carries it's jelly-like spore-forming fruiting bodies on curious stilts.