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8 GIFs Show How Mushrooms Grow
In Story: We Produce – The Production Company, we love the nature and we found this GIFS showing the mushroom’s growth, they are so weird and captivating.
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Mushrooms grow at rapid rates, quickly bursting up out of the ground and reaching full size in as little as one night. Unless you sit and watch a mushroom for many hours it’s hard to see just how quickly this fungus can grow. These time-lapse GIFs are perfect at putting the amazingness of it all into perspective.
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Mushrooms are made up of around 92% water, and die away just as suddenly as they appear. The mushroom we see is only part of the entire being. The actual mushroom cap is the short-lived fruit of a much more hardy organism.
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Beneath the soil sits the mycelium, or the root of the mushroom, which can live for years, hence why you will see mushrooms popping up repeatedly in the same places. Check out these hypnotic time-lapse GIFs to see how incredible it is to watch mushrooms grow.
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