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Mysterious mushrooms part of life’s cycles

May 15, 2010
By Garry Brandenburg

Mushrooms are wild, wacky and weird examples of special life forms on earth. They may be mysterious due to the fact that most of the growth is underground and only at special times does it 'appear' supposedly out of nowhere. During the middle ages, when science was almost non-existent to explain natural phenomena, the sudden appearance of a ring of mushrooms was taken as proof of 'little people' dancing around the land at midnight. The fairy ring was the tell-tale sign of strange happenings.

 
 

 

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