10 Odd And Bizarre Fungus

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Stinkhorn fungus

Image Credit: Armando Caldas

The Fungi are classified as a kingdom that is separate from plants, animals and bacteria. One major difference is that fungal cells have cell walls that containing chitin, unlike the cells walls of plants, which contain cellulose. most fungi are inconspicuous because of the small size of their structures. Fungi perform an essential role in the decomposition of organic matter and have fundamental roles in nutrient cycling and exchange. They have long been used as a direct source of food, such as mushrooms and truffles, as a leavening  agent for bread, and in fermentation of various food products, such as wine, beer, and soy sauce. Lets take a look at 10 odd and bizarre shape fungi.

Boleto / Porcini Fungus

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Cogumelo Mushroom

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Fantastic Fungus

Image Credit: Tom  Clark

Red Fungus

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Bridal Veil Fungus

Image Credit:  Ian  Burt

Armillaria Mellea Honey fungus

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Smelly Fungus

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Eyelash Cup Fungus

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Shaggy Ink Cap Fungus

Image Credit: Sam  Lloyd