Western cauliflower mushroom

Sparassis radicata

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Sparassis (also known as cauliflower mushroom) is a genus of parasitic and saprobic mushrooms characterised by their unique shape and appearance. This appearance can be described as similar to a sea sponge, a brain, or a head of cauliflower, from which it has been given its popular name.

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  1. (c) Christian Schwarz, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/5820659
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sparassis_radicata

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