4. The Hericium Erinaceuses, or ‘bearded tooth mushroom.’
Believe it or not, these guys are completely edible! Most people describe the ‘hairs’ as tasting similar to the ‘strings’ you encounter when biting into a stalk of celery. Interesting, to say the least.
5. Bioluminescent Fungi, or ‘nature’s night light.’
Fun fact: there are over seventy different types of glow in the dark mushrooms! This one here is the Panellus Stipticus. On average, it emits between 520-530 nanometers of green fluorescent light … a rather perfect match for the fungus’ ‘clover-like pattern.’
6. The Amanita Muscaria, or ‘fly agaric mushroom.’
Looking to have escaped from Alice In Wonderland, these bright red specimens generate the most attention. In addition to whimsical white polka dots and a large raised dome, these colorful mushrooms boast psychoactive properties when ingested!
7. The Leratiomyces.
These rather stunning baby blue orbs have been the subject of confusion for quite some time. Proposed under three different names before finally classified in 2008 as the Leratiomyces, they appear to sparkle in the light! Pretty cool, right?
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