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Forget the Stinky Flower, Smell the Putrid Fungus

Jason Salzman | Posted 08.21.2015 | Denver
Jason Salzman

The corpse plant over at the Botanic Gardens is getting viral love because it's supposed to be so stinky. But it turns out to smell quite mild, as art...

Rip Out Your Flowers and Come to the Mushroom Fair

Jason Salzman | Posted 10.02.2013 | Denver
Jason Salzman

If you love mushrooms like I do, you'll rip out your flowers so mushrooms can shine forth from the mulch beneath. And now is a good time to make way for the mushrooms. Heavy rains have left shrooms of all sizes and shapes popping up all over town.

Your Yard Might Be Home to the "Vomiter" Mushroom

Jason Salzman | Posted 10.26.2011 | Denver
Jason Salzman

It's mushroom season in Denver again. This year, one large mushroom, with off-white little scales on top and greenish "gills" under the cap, is plentiful, despite the record heat. It's called the "Vomiter" because, if you eat it...