HomeOpinionHat Fungi: Learn all...

Hat Fungi: Learn all about mushrooms

Learn more about mushrooms and find out why they make a special class

Mushrooms grow in woods, at the foot of trees or on logs, but they are neither animals nor plants. They belong to a special category of living beings: fungi, which do not develop like plants or animals.

Scientists estimate that there are about 1.5 million species of mushrooms in the world, but only 70,000 are known. It’s just that it’s not easy to find them in nature. Some grow well hidden, others live a few hours or look like species already discovered, so it is difficult to identify them.

Most mushrooms live near plant where they get the substances they need to have energy. They spread through tiny dots called spores, which are like seeds and travel with the help of wind and insects. If they stop in a favorable place, they germinate and give rise to new fungi.

Some mushrooms serve as food for people or animals, others help in the decomposition of animals, vegetables and even industrial waste. But there are also very dangerous species because they have venom. Meet some species!

1. the species Mycena lux-coelican glow in the dark, thanks to a substance that radiates phosphorescent light.

two. Formed by a viscous and yellowish mass, the mesenteric tremella lives among dead leaves and trunks.

3. It looks like a flower, but it is a mushroom known as “orange peel” that grows directly in the ground.

4. About the size of a soccer ball, the giant horse releases a cloud of spores when it is hit by rain,

Did you know?

  • Mold is formed by some types of fungi.
  • There are fungi used in the manufacture of bread and cheese, for example.
  • The largest living thing on Earth is a fungus. It is a honey mushroom, which is 2,400 years old and occupies an area equivalent to 1,200 football fields, below the floor of the Malheur forest in the United States. On the surface, you can only see their tips.

Source: Recreio

- A word from our sponsors -

Most Popular

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

More from Author

- A word from our sponsors -

Read Now

Soldiers of the Armed Forces of Ukraine went to exercises with SAMP / T air defense systems.

The Ukrainian military went to training with SAMP-T air defense systems. The required number of units of anti-aircraft missile forces is already on the way. The corresponding order was signed by the commander of the Air Force of...

Some questions about the Chinese spy balloon still in the air

WASHINGTON (AP) -- What the hell was that thing? The giant white globe that soared over US airspace this week and was shot down by the Air Force across the Atlantic on live television on Saturday set off a diplomatic whirlwind and erupted on social media. China insists the...

The Chinese spy balloon is revealed to be Bowen Yang with “SNL” attitude.

Just hours after the US military shot down a Chinese spy balloon off the coast of Carolina, "Saturday Night Live" was already airing a fake MSNBC interview with the still-bombed remains floating in the Atlantic, played by Bowen Yang in the chariots. "I entertain you guys for four...

EU countries will not send their troops to Ukraine.

Troops from the countries of the European Union will not be sent to Ukraine. Moreover, the issue of sending European troops to Ukraine to participate in hostilities has never been on the agenda. The EU countries are not...

5 debunked theories about Disney princess movies

The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Frozen and more: discover the truth behind some theories about Disney princessesIf there's something that Disney fans like, it's creating theories about their favorite animations, linking the stories produced by the studio created by walt disney. Although many make...

See how to take care of pets when traveling on vacation

Experts explain what should or should not be done to ensure the comfort and well-being of petsWhether on summer or winter vacations, many people choose to take advantage of the well-deserved rest on the road. However, those who are pet tutors, first of all, need to...