A mushroom is not a mush, nor is it a room. It is a fungus.
A toadstool is not a toad, and it is not a stool. It is a fungus.
And as Matt Groening informed us in his wonderful book School Is Hell (he knew: he went to the same school that I did), a fish stick is not a fish, nor is it a stick. It is a fungus.
Now, in the spirit of the quizzes that once appeared on the Brunching Shuttlecocks, we here present a list of twenty things that may or may not be fungi. Can you sort them out?
Evil Mad Scientist Quiz: Is it a fungus?
5 thoughts on “Quiz: Do you know your fungi?”
My favorite not-a-fungus is the Snow Plant, a relative of the indian pipe.
I want to be a Quantum Mechanic when I grow up!
I´got a hard question for all: Where is a searching and eating of all kinds of mushrooms the national sport? Here! In the heart of Europe, Czech republic. Look at mushroom-fan pages: http://www.nahouby.cz/diskuse.php?strana=987&krok=10
After 5 years it’s clearly not worth fixing the form, but could you post the answers in the comments? Just out of bizarre interest.
The quiz should be working now.
Windell H. Oskay
(Although I only got 12/20).
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