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The Artful Amoeba

Darwin’s Neon Golf Balls

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The Southern Hemisphere’s collection of alternate-universe creatures is not limited to emus, echidnas, and monkey-puzzle trees. There are also crazy down-under fungi. And one of them was first encountered and collected for science by none other than the Big Man himself: Charles Darwin. Darwin was on his course-of-western-history-altering Beagle cruise when he was probably captivated [...]

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