Italy: 80 kg mushroom discovered in Pergola nelle Marche
Its common name is "Hen-of-the-Woods", although it has neither wings nor legs. You see, we are not talking about poultry, but rather about a huge mushroom which weighs more than 80 kg and is 2.2 metres long, one of the biggest ever seen in Italy.
Some members of the Mycological Association of Pergola, one of the most active in the country, counting more than 600 members, found it near the city. The scientific name of the mushroom isGrifola Gigantea, it's edible and is part of the Saprophyte family.