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The pepper pot is an earth star fungus; this group of fungi are named after their fruiting bodies, whose outer layers split open in…
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Unlike other fungi, earthstars can move! With a strong tendency to absorb and lose water, their outer layers uncurl when it rains. The fruit…
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