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Maiden veil fungus -- Wow! ...just wow!

Maiden Veil Fungus - beautiful and fragile. It's amazing that fungi are neither plant nor animal.

Stinkhorn fungus, Dictyophora indusiata, from Costa Rica, by Brian Gratwicke via Flickr (cc-by-nc): http://www.flickr.com/photos/briangratwicke/2640443670/

Veiled Lady Mushroom (Phallus indusiatus) This edible and rather healthful mushroom is used in Chinese cuisine. It is coated in a greenish-brown slime that contains spores -- the slime attracts flies and insects that help disperse the spores.


"Campanella Caesia" "Caesia Campanella a rare species with very few citations Arundo donax on fruiting Riba-roja de Turia. Photo by: Juan Carlos Poveda Molero

Mushrooms ~ Veiled Lady Mushroom (Phallus indusiatus) – Is this mushroom about to get married?

Happy mushroom Monday!  It's been raining here for nearly two weeks and I'm hoping that the mushrooms will start sprouting up soon! ✨ Divine photo from @jill_bliss

Such a beautiful idea for presenting mushrooms! (nongilled ones are toadstools)

fungi. okay, so they probably aren't edible, but even if they were, it would be hard to give up looking at them to put them in my mouth.

or fun-guy, lol Nature is a wonderful and intricate thing full of beauty and inspiration :)

Bagpipe Mushroom (Polyporus Squamosus)

Bagpipe Mushroom (Polyporus Squamosus) Make a great fairy house, wouldn't it? I wonder if you could preserve one.

Armillaria mellea is a plant pathogen and a species of Honey fungus. It causes Armillaria root rot in many plant species. The mushrooms are edible but some people may be intolerant to them. The fungus

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Field Book of Common Gilled Mushrooms - Mary e. Eaton natural history - mushroom illustration - via Biodiversity Heritage Library.

Enokitake, also Enokidake or Enoki is a long, thin white mushroom used in East Asian cuisine. Info ~ Wikipedia

© Enoki Mushrooms ©Andy Phillipson / International Garden Photographer of the Year . There's a fungus among u

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A variation of the bride's veiled found at Phallus indusiatus - veiled stinkhorn fungus.

Phellodon sinclairii of the family Bankeraceae, found in beech forests of New Zealand | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Phellodon sinclairii is a native fungus found in beech forests of New Zealand. sinclairii has white spores and grows from the ground, reaching a height of 45 mm by 80 mm wide.

Magic Mushroom

Magical Toadstool by Tomas Simoncik.beautiful, it looks like it has an embroidered cap!

Crinoline Stinkhorn - Phallus indusiatus - This edible mushroom is of the family Phallaceae. It is featured as an ingredient in Chinese haute cuisine in stir-frys and chicken soups. This mushroom is rich in protein, carbohydrates & dietary fiber & contains various bioactive compounds. Antioxidant & antimicrobial properties are also found in this mushroom

Crinoline Stinkhorn - Phallus indusiatus - This edible mushroom is of the family Phallaceae.