This Mushroom Tricks Flies By Faking Its Own Death
Season 9 Episode 3 | 4m 31s | Video has closed captioning.
The cage fungus looks and smells like decaying meat — on purpose. Its goopy lattice gives off a rotten odor that attracts flies, which help spread its spores far and wide. It’s like a bee to a flower, but way more macabre and putrid.
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