When plants evolved to become woody it took 50 million years for funghi to evolve a way to decompose them. In this time the wood just piled up rather than rotted… this was the carboniferous period. via the ever brilliant Reddit
The fastest living thing on the planet isn’t a falcon or a cheetah, it is in fact the hat-thrower fungus.
… looks like a bleeding tooth. They are in fact ‘inedible’ should you be insane enough to eat toadstools that look like they are props from a horror that were rejected for being ‘… a bit too icky’.