Mushrooms Spores - Photographed by Brandon Broll, thus images is just one of many amazing microscopic photos in his book, Microcosmos, in which random things are magnified by between 22 times and 22 million times.
It& amazing what mushrooms can do! Mushroom-guru Paul Stamets answers our many questions about those fabulous fungi, including how different types of mushrooms can help us get the nutrients we need, develop powerful new medicines and clean up toxic waste.
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.
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!