Mushroom Growing On Live Frog Surprises Researchers

Mushroom Growing On Live Frog Surprises Researchers

You’ve heard of a toadstool, but now there’s something much stranger: a frog mushroom. Researchers in India came across a frog with a mushroom sprouting from its flank. It may be the first observation of its kind. How the mushroom got there, grew and fruited is a mystery. The hit HBO show The Last of Us pushed mushrooms and fungi into the pop-culture spotlight. In the show (based on a video game), humans are infected by a fungus that turns …