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Meadow Horsetail

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A living fossil, a plant dating back to prehistoric times. It reproduces asexually, releasing spores from these short stems rather than pollen or seeds. So a little like a fungus, although it’s second stage growth has stems which are photosynthetic.

Orange Slime Mold

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Slime molds have traits like both fungi and animals. Slime molds were once considered fungi, but unlike fungi, they can move. Proteins called microfilaments act like tiny muscles that enable the mass to crawl.
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