Surreal photos of colorful mushrooms shine a whole new light on fungi [13 pictures]

Australian photographer Steve Axford has turned fungi into art with his surreal photos of the mushrooms of New South Wales, Victoria, and Tasmania…

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Axford’s diverse array of fungi comes from varying climates from temperate to tropical. Many of his specimens don’t look at all like what we picture when we think of mushrooms.

Once you’re done sampling his work here, be sure to check out his other incredible photos on Flickr and SmugMug

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(via Colossal)