The Blue Milk Mushroom


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Lactarius indigo, commonly known as the indigo milk cap, the indigo (or blue) Lactarius, or the blue milk mushroom, is a species of fungus in the Russulaceae family of mushrooms. A widely distributed species, it grows naturally in eastern North America, East Asia, and Central America; it has also been reported from southern France.

Glow in the Dark Fungus


 

 

Panellus stipticus, commonly known as the bitter oyster, the astringent panus, the luminescent panellus, or the stiptic fungus, is a species of fungus in the Mycenaceae family, and the type species of the genus Panellus. A common and widely distributed species, it is found in Asia, Australasia, Europe, and North America, where it grows in groups or dense overlapping clusters on the logs, stumps, and trunks of deciduous trees, especially beech, oak, and birch.

The Snow Wall


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Western New York is currently experiencing a historic snowstorm with another 2 – 3 ft of snow expected to fall in the Buffalo area by late Thursday. Driven by the lake effect, a massive snowstorm dumped upwards of 60 inches (152 cm) on parts of Western New York.

Carrot Rainbow


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Researchers at USDA’s Agricultural Research Service (ARS) have selectively bred carrots with pigments that reflect almost all colors of the rainbow. Carrots are root vegetables and most carrot cultivars are about 88% water, 7% sugar, 1% protein, 1% fibre, 1% ash, and 0.2% fat. [source]