Category Archives: Plants

Blue Agave

Unfortunately there is no sound with this clip, but it is about 1 minute of a guy butchering a blue agave plant with first a machete and then with a shovel.

What is Blue Agave? Blue Agave is a succulent plant that grows primarily in mexico and according to wikipedia it likes “high altitudes of more than 1,500 m and sandy soil”. Blue agave also happens to be the Agave used for making tequilla… while tequilla tastes like crap and generally makes me a mean person, Continue reading Blue Agave

Mexican Mega Mushroom

mega mushroom from mexicoA picture of a GIGANTIC mushroom found in Mexico!  The news paper article i found this picture on stated the following:

A more than 20-kilo (41-lb) mushroom has been picked in a forest in Mexico’s southernmost state of Chiapas, university officials said Tuesday.

The white mushroom, macrocybe titans, measured a towering 70 cm (27 in) tall, was found near Tapachula, near the Guatemalan border, according to the Southern Border University Center.