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Giant Mushroom Baffles Experts in Congo
    #3153472 - 09/19/04 08:31 PM (12 years, 2 months ago)



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Re: Giant Mushroom Baffles Experts in Congo [Re: A3eyedfish]
    #3153526 - 09/19/04 09:03 PM (12 years, 2 months ago)

Giant Mushroom Baffles Experts in Congo
Posted by admin on Thursday, May 27 2004

BRAZZAVILLE (Reuters) - A giant three-tiered mushroom which measures a yard across and was found in the tropical forests of the Republic of Congo has left experts in the capital Brazzaville scratching their heads.

"It's the first time we've ever seen a mushroom like this so it's difficult for us to classify. But we are going to determine what it is scientifically," Pierre Botaba, head of Congo's veterinary and zoology center, told reporters on Thursday.

The giant fungi stands 45 centimeters (18 inches) high and has three tiered caps on top of a broad stem. The bottom cap measures one meter across, the second one 60 cm and the top one is 24 cm wide, Botaba said.

The bizarre-looking mushroom was found in the village of Mvoula about 40 miles from Brazzaville and transported carefully to the capital by the local chief.


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Re: Giant Mushroom Baffles Experts in Congo [Re: z@z.com]
    #3153980 - 09/19/04 10:49 PM (12 years, 2 months ago)

whoa i need to see a pic!!!  :eek:


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Re: Giant Mushroom Baffles Experts in Congo [Re: A3eyedfish]
    #3153985 - 09/19/04 10:50 PM (12 years, 2 months ago)

Bullshit.


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Re: Giant Mushroom Baffles Experts in Congo [Re: ld50negative1]
    #3154267 - 09/19/04 11:55 PM (12 years, 2 months ago)

I tried to find a pic, looked at several sites that had the same news service story, none had a pic.


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Re: Giant Mushroom Baffles Experts in Congo [Re: A3eyedfish]
    #3154406 - 09/20/04 12:24 AM (12 years, 2 months ago)

too bad.

but if it was a Reuters story, I actually believe it.

fungi are amazing and surprise us everyday! so little is known...


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Re: Giant Mushroom Baffles Experts in Congo [Re: A3eyedfish]
    #3160948 - 09/21/04 06:39 PM (12 years, 2 months ago)

but is it psychoactive?.... :grin:


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