July 12, 2007

Now THAT'S a Mushroom

I've always wanted to find Macrocybe titans, or at least something of similar size. It's right up there with finding a trilobite fossil. Maybe someday...

The fungus that mushroomed to over 40lb

This mushroom, which weighs more than 40lb, was discovered in a forest in southern Mexico.

The specimen, Macrocybe titans, is more than two feet tall. It was found near Tapachula in Chiapas state, according to the Southern Border University Centre.

Officials said they did not yet know what researchers planned to do with it...

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