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Edward Donovan's Naturalist's Repository 1823

Edward Donovan's Naturalist's Repository 1823

Patterns in nature

Turkey Tail, or Trametes versicolor // "For thousands of years, Asian herbalists have used turkey tail mushrooms in their medicine. It was one of the first fungi to provide a modern drug for treating cancer.

Mushroom of Love by Alberto Ghizzi Panizza

Mushroom of Love. Two snails seem to kiss on a mushroom. Viadana, Italy by Alberto Ghizzi Panizza

Fairy ears...the forest hears you

This photo jumped out at me from my FB feed. The colours alone had me. I'm a huge fan of the naturally occurring blue hues, especially in insects and fungi. These little, blue mushrooms are awesome. - Photo courtesy of Gardening

Mushrooms

Despite their tiny size, many Marasmius species are tough little mushrooms. In dry conditions they simply shrivel up and wait for the next rain. (I recommend watching the british show The Secret Life of Plants to be fascinated by fungi.

The Concise British Flora in Colour  by W. Keble Martin - Scabious (this person on Flickr shows lots of pages)

The Concise British Flora in Colour by W. Keble Martin - Scabious (this person…

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