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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Now you can learn everything you need to know about octopus sex. It’s a bit tangly:
That’s all I’ve got to say. Hippos are really into scat.
Yeah, I’d hide too.
This week, everyone has been sending me a link to that horrible series of photos showing…
I did! It was an origami microscope, with a single simple lens added. Here’s what it…
(via Earth Matters)