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The Most Fascinating Mushrooms On Earth

weather.com | Posted 08.19.2013 | Green

Fomes Fomentarius is a strange-looking mushroom species, appearing more like an animal hoof than the traditional mushroom with a stem and top hat....

Flower's Stinking Smell Of Death Is Success

AP | KANTELE FRANKO | Posted 05.15.2013 | Weird News

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- A large rainforest plant known as a corpse flower because of its awful smell has bloomed again at an Ohio State University greenhous...

WATCH: This Mysterious, Swaying Plant Is Baffling

Posted 04.17.2013 | Green

A video of an odd, swaying plant mystified the Internet this past weekend. Two clips posted to YouTube by user jethack show a fairly large leafy protr...

This Plant Looks Like A...Baseball?

Tara Heibel | Posted 10.14.2012 | HuffPost Home
Tara Heibel

A baseball plant, or Jatropha Berlandieri, is a spectacle of a species for sure. Native to the arid parts of the southern U.S. in addition to Mexico a...

PEE-UUUU! When This Giant Flower Blooms It's Going To Stink Like A Dead Body

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 06.14.2012 | Weird News

The Boston Red Sox may be in last place in the American League East, but take heart, Red Sox Nation, there will soon be something that stinks even mor...

A Plant That Doesn't Need Dirt?

Tara Heibel | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Tara Heibel

Flickr photo by Ryan Somma In the fern world the staghorn separates itself as being the odd one. Along with their unusual shape they also have an ...

8 Bizarre Things Plants Do

Cracked.com | David Moye | Posted 12.07.2011 | Weird News

Plants don't get a lot of respect, because frankly, they just kind of sit there waiting to be eaten, right? They can't move or think or make their pla...