Fabulous Fungi ~ Caesar's Mushroom (Amanita caesarea) ~ By Monika Belková. Once this beautiful mushroom fully erupts the cap will open and 'blush' on the top to an orange/red usually.the gills will be yellow as will the stem/skirt.
Stranger than fiction. Pyura chilensis--the living rock. This animal looks just like a rock, but is a sea creature found off the coast of Chile and Peru. It is immobile, always born male, and secretes the rare mineral vanadium. Locals eat it in stews.
The incredible "bleeding" mushroom! "The juice contains a pigment called atromentin which has anticoagulant properties. Scientists discovered the fungus contains antibiotic properties, effective against streptococcus pneumoniae.