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mushroom spores

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.


Why We Need Mushrooms

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.

The Great Story III An animal cell, a eukaryote.Before the electron microscope, the complexity of subtle structures within the cell was not known. Now we are only beginning to appreciate the complexity of sub-cellular anatomy and physiology!

in endless cycles of creation! There is nothing more amazing than this! A cell under electron microscope.


Photographs of sand magnified 250 times, by Gary Greenberg via owls-love-tea (WOAH! no way! also, I choose to believe that all grains of sand are secretly heart-shaped)

Rich Taffeta Sweetheart Wedding Dress with Layered Pick-up Skirt

Color pallet palette inspiration navy midnight dark neon blue grey gray white yellow black monarch butterfly and mushroom garden brown and black undertone

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!

T4 phage, via Purdue University and Seyet LLC Source: https://news.uns.purdue.edu/x/2008b/081118SeyetGraphic.html

A virus about to insert its genes into a microbe. One of trillions of viruses that live inside us and may keep us healthy. More details at The Loom.

embryo in the eye of a needle

Embryo in the eye of a needle.shows how small that embryo really is! (Photo by Endless Forms Most Beautiful)