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« on: 01/09/2007 16:04:54 »
Dear Mushroom Masters, Fungi Followers of Fashion !







WHY ?..HOW ?....... ???


 

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« Reply #1 on: 01/09/2007 22:11:50 »
They are Fairy Circles, silly!

As a biologist (double-major)I learned about mycology. I know but I have answered too many questions today - sorry.


Well - heck.

Look at the underside of your Portobello mushroom. Around the outside of the "umbrella" there are little empty "pockets" that contained the spores of the mushroom. These spores were ejected forcibly when the mushroom was still upright so it threw the spores out so they landed in a circle;  therefore - Mushroom Circles.

 

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« Reply #2 on: 01/09/2007 22:32:48 »
They are Fairy Circles, silly!

As a biologist (double-major)I learned about mycology. I know but I have answered too many questions today - sorry.


Well - heck.

Look at the underside of your Portobello mushroom. Around the outside of the "umbrella" there are little empty "pockets" that contained the spores of the mushroom. These spores were ejected forcibly when the mushroom was still upright so it threw the spores out so they landed in a circle;  therefore - Mushroom Circles.



Is it really as simple as that ?....tch tch !!......well..I presume mushroom spores wait for hurricane free days to sew their seeds !

The icing on the cake here would be a slow-mo vid demonstrating that !

Not that I don't trust your wise sage informed dissemination (almost a pun there considering the subject matter)...

THANK EWE JIMBOB ..I appreciate your fitting this one last question in with such wondrous counsel !
 

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« Reply #3 on: 01/09/2007 23:15:19 »
The bill is in the mail
 

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« Reply #4 on: 01/09/2007 23:55:19 »
The bill is in the mail

As is your remittance.
 

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« Reply #5 on: 02/09/2007 01:53:21 »
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« Reply #6 on: 02/09/2007 11:09:49 »
Iv'e worked it out! Neil is a computer exe file programmed to spore 24/7 to provide everyone with lots to think about and plenty to keep our excited fungus tapping on these infernal moulded keys. Which leaves mushroom for savouring and in doing so prevents us from decomposing his delightful questions and avoiding any chance of decay in the Naked Scientists wonderful forum.

 

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« Reply #7 on: 02/09/2007 14:39:43 »
Iv'e worked it out! Neil is a computer exe file programmed to spore 24/7 to provide everyone with lots to think about and plenty to keep our excited fungus tapping on these infernal moulded keys. Which leaves mushroom for savouring and in doing so prevents us from decomposing his delightful questions and avoiding any chance of decay in the Naked Scientists wonderful forum.



I've always mushroom to hug Mr Fletcher !!
 

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