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10 Most Amazing Mushrooms

Star-shaped mushroom, Devil's Cigar, Texas Star (Chorioactis geaster) one of the world's rarest fungi. Found in central Texas, two remote locations in Japan, and most recently in the mountains of Nara. Produces a distinct whistle sound.

Devil’s Cigar (Chorioactis geaster). A star-shaped mushroom is one of the worlds rarest fungi. This fungi had been detected only in central Texas, two remote locations in Japan, and most recently in the mountains of Nara.

13 Most bizarre mushrooms

Devil's Cigar (Chorioactis geaster) This is an extremely rare mushroom, and is found only in very select locations in Texas and Japan. In Texas, the fruiting body grows on the roots of dead cedar elms, while in Japan it grows on dead oak trees.

13 Most bizarre mushrooms

13 Most bizarre mushrooms : TreeHuggerDevil's Cigar (Chorioactis geaster) This is an extremely rare mushroom, and is found only in very select locations in Texas and Japan.

"...Fruit body opening can be accompanied by a distinct hissing sound..." Cool mushroom species Chorioactis

In central Texas (which is located at approximately the same latitude as southern Japan), the rare fungus appears during fall and winter, growing from the stumps and dead roots of cedar elm trees.