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Burra Maluca
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Bryn Dentinger and Laura Martinez-Suz, mycologists at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, in London, recently discovered three new kinds of mushroom.

They were found in a package of dried porcini mushrooms from a grocery store in "southwest greater London" that the scientists tested using a technique called DNA barcoding.

Full article here - http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/new-mushroom-species-discovered-in-london-grocery-store-1.2774326
 
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Cool. I guess scientists are discovering new species almost every day in Amazonian fish markets. Quick, discover them before they go extinct!
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