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This fungus Similar SpongeBob SquarePants

a unique species back on the find. This fungus has a very strange shape
New species of fungi found in the forests of Malaysia. The form is similar to the cartoon character SpongeBob SquarePants, making the species of this fungus has a name that is almost similar to the production of the Nickelodeon cartoon is: Spongiforma squarepantsii.

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Orange fungus is found in Bukit Lambir, Sarawak, Malaysia in 2010 by researchers from San Francisco State University. Shaped like a sea sponge.

By using electron miskroskop, spore-producing area (single-celled creatures) in the form sponge-like tube that lay on the seabed.

This fungus also has a distinctive aroma, like the aroma of fruit, but the stinging smell. If dipercikan with strong chemicals, this fungus will change color to purple. If pressed, this fungus will deflate like a sponge, because it has no trunk.

Professor Department of Biology at San Francisco State University, Dennis Dejardin, said this fungus is similar to a sponge.

“If wet, moist, and fresh, the water can be pressed out. But then the fungus will return to its original size, after deflating due to push. This is different from other fungal species,” Dejardin said. (umi)
source :VIVAnews



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