The mushroom-shaped Kannesteinen Rock sculpted by the sea
Above the coast near Måløy, Norway exists one of the most elegant rocks you’ll ever see. Known as the Kannesteinen Rock, the mushroom-shaped rock took thousands of years to be sculpted by the sea. Strong westerly winds, ice, and strong waves shaped this natural wonder over time. As the waves crashed on the rock, they…
Slimy but spectacular, meet the glorious Parrot Waxcap Mushroom
The Parrot Waxcap Mushroom or Parrot Toadstool is a colorful member of the genus Gliophorus. What looks like glass, the small mushroom gets its unique and intense green color palette as part of its oozy phase during the fruiting stage. It later turns yellowish and even pink. The distinctive Parrot waxcap appears in small pockets across…
Have you heard about the edible jelly ear fungus?
The jelly ear fungus (Auricularia auricula-judae) resembles, unsurprisingly, the human ear. Also known as the wood ear, the brown-colored jelly ear mushroom is commonly seen on elder trees in temperate regions worldwide where it flourishes on both dead and live wood. Edible ears Soft and robbery, the jelly ears are prized in Asia where they’re…