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Photo: Oaxaca Mushrooms

Mushroom = a fungal growth that typically takes the form of a domed cap on a stalk, with gills on the underside of the cap

Fungi are the Fourth Kingdom of the living world, but their role in ecology is often overlooked.

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Biodiversity Heritage Library

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Videos
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bqnbCb5ceGI

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Buzzwords
Button – Fungi – Hongos – Mushrooms – Oyster – Portabello – Shitake – Vegetables

Wikipedia
Agaricus bisporus
Ganoderma
Mushroom
Mycelium
Truffle

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