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November 21, 2014

Spongebob on Shrooms

photo: Tom Bruns, U.C. Berkeley

A new species of mushroom discovered in the forests of Borneo has some unique characteristics. Colored bright orange and white, the textured shroom smells musty and fruity. It resembles a sponge more than a typical mushroom. When it dries out it can adapt and revive itself by absorbing water and expanding. When the fungus is […]