The World’s Largest Fungus Can Be Found Right Here In Oregon
Mushroom hunting is a popular activity in Oregon. You can find them in many places all over the state, and some restaurants, like this one in Dayton, even specialize in dishes that contain wild mushrooms. The Beaver State is also home to the world’s largest fungus – one organism that’s said to be the largest in the world by area. Have you heard of Humongous Fungus?
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Would you like to pick your own mushrooms? Here’s a state park that has plenty, and it even offers tours with a ranger.
Writer, editor and researcher with a passion for exploring new places. Catherine loves local bookstores, independent films, and spending time with her family, including Gus the golden retriever, who is a very good boy.
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