Tropical Chinese fungus weighs half a ton and covers an area of 30 feet

Think portobello mushrooms are big? Think again. Scientists on Hainan Island in southern China have discovered the largest fungus ever recorded. Weighing in at around half a ton, and extending over thirty feet in length, fungus experts were shocked to discover the fruiting body (comparable to a mushroom in other… »8/01/11 1:53pm8/01/11 1:53pm