Fungi are very odd.
One gets the impression that plants, animals, and microbes have been going on their merry way, dividing and reproducing and evolving in ways that make sense to us humans. But fungi, they are like that guy who sits by himself at lunch all the time and wears really odd pants and then one day you find out he’s a world-famous abstract artist with an ether habit. Just completely off the reservation, biology-wise.
Anyone got a favorite mushroom?
Also the above bridal veil stinkhorn picture must be followed by this: