Post Profile

This 2,000-year-old killer fungus in Oregon is the world's largest living organism

The largest living thing on the planet is not a whale or any other animal you might expect. It is a giant fungus that kills anything in its path, currently taking up more than three square miles of Oregon. Follow TI: On Facebook Join the conversation about this story »
read more


Related Posts

Giant Sperm Whale Unleashes Secret Defense Technique “Poonado” on Photographers - If it's under water, is it a waterspoop? Poo vortex?

Humor : Geekosystem

How did the sperm whale get to be the world's largest toothed predator with a name that probably got it mercilessly bullied and picked on by the Earth's other animals, you ask? It could be that no one wants to eat anything while sur...

Killer whales swim three thousand miles just to lose their skin [Zoology]

Genres / Sci Fi : io9

Every so often, the killer whales that live around Antarctica will drop everything they're doing and swim three thousand miles due north. It's an extreme journey, but the end result is the whale equivalent of a day at the spa. More ...

DailyDirt: Magic Mushrooms

Industries / Law : Techdirt

Fungus is everywhere. One of the largest organisms in the world is actually a huge fungus over 2 miles across, growing in Oregon. Fungi might have even been the first organisms to live on land, and mushrooms covered the earth's surf...

?It's 2.4 Miles Across, 8,650 Years Old, and It Lives in Oregon

Genres / Sci Fi : io9

No, it's not hipster Cthulhu. Known as "honey fungus," this huge underground organism is the world's biggest living thing. And its life cycle is incredible. Read more...

Do you know what the world’s biggest living organism is?...

Humor : Archie McPhee's Endless Geyser of AWESOME!

Do you know what the world’s biggest living organism is? Nope, it’s not a whale. It’s not a tree either. The Department of Awesome Natural Wonders is here to inform you that the largest living organism on Earth is a fungus, a honey ...


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC