MMM 352: Kill it with fire

So Pupster sent me this gallery last week of the clathrus archeri, or “octopus stinkhorn”.  It’s not edible, it’s hideous, and it stinks like methylamine to attract flies and wasps to spread its spores and propagate.  Destroy on sight, turn the earth, and bleach the mycellium.

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Those aren’t eggs, those are the immature fruiting bodies yet to burst.

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New Year in Review – a myopic

So the year is well under way.

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Science Tuesday – Nasal Nutrition

Knowledge does a body good.

Part One (in a developing lecture series): Boogers & You

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