This is a plant that uses water splatter to spread its seeds, as explained on the Australian Geographic site.
Seems analogous to our Birds Nest Fungus in the northern Sierra Nevada.
I was just thinking the same about the Bird Nest Fungi I remember from my college education in Denmark, Cyathus striatus and Crucibulum laeve come to mind. Fun stuff.
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Pale, drifting quietly, long grasping arms, cold and anoxic…we all float down here.
Yes, I’m going to…
I think it’s a portrait of my mood right now.
First, a little background:
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