These alien-like fungi are actually located in Australia

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Friday 16 May 2014

You might think these mushrooms hail from another planet, but in fact, most of them can be found in one guy’s back yard. New South Wales-based photographer Steve Axford took these marvellous photos of mushrooms and fungi as part of his quest to document the rarest flora and fauna in the world.

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Photos of how white truffles go from the forest to the restaurant table

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 23 January 2014

Foodies, restauranteurs, mushroom lovers – this one’s for you. Business Insider has taken us on a whirlwind photo tour of how the very precious white truffle goes from Italian countryside to Michelin-starred restaurant. Found in the damp forests of the Langhe, a ‘hilly area in the southern part of Italy’s northwestern Piedmont region,’ the small […]

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One woman knits 52 forms of fungi

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Art on Tuesday 7 May 2013

Leigh Martin really likes fungi. No, let me restate that: Leigh Martin loves fungi. And she also happens to be an obsessive knitter. So for her big New Year’s resolution, this nature-loving fiber artist promised to knit a new type of fungi every week and post it on her blog.

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Fungi Culture: Grow your own mushrooms at home

Cormack O'Connor Contributor

By Cormack O'Connor in New Products on Wednesday 30 January 2013

Ever wanted to try your hand at growing vegetables but don’t have a big enough yard? Never fear, Fungi Culture is here. Todd Mansfield, self-proclaimed mushroom dude, is behind the Fungi Culture mushroom kits, which allow you to grow up to half a kilo of pearl oyster mushrooms from the comfort of your own living […]

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