If you're reading this there's a high chance you're as much of a mycology nerd as we are here at office headquarters. We live and breathe mushrooms, and if you're nodding in agreement while reading that statement, then we have something for you.
Identify these blurred 'shrooms to earn your 10% discount code
Want to put your mushroom knowledge to the test? Use the written clues and your visual know-how to decipher the identity of 5 separate mushroom types. And that's not all – if you guess all 5 of them correctly, you'll qualify for a 10% off code.
What better way to celebrate a perfect 5/5 score than by restocking on your favourite fungi? But let's not get ahead of ourselves. Below you'll find the aforementioned quiz
Or you'll be able to commiserate by indulging in your most-loved 'shrooms. Win-win either way.
1. A vibrant fungi that grows on hardwood trees, valued for its immunomodulatory properties
2. A seemingly magical 'shroom believed to promote neurogenesis, with a name that evokes the king of the African plains
3. Beloved by chefs for its unique taste and texture, and by children for a name that allows them to swear without technically swearing
4. A visually-striking fungus that garnered infamy after appearing in a recent, popular TV show about zombies
5. A chunky, antioxidant-rich mushroom that has been used medicinally for centuries
How do I submit my answers?
Enter your answers in a comment below, writing your chosen mushroom next to the corresponding number. You can use the following format as an example:
1. Lion's Mane
5. Turkey Tail
Once you've done that, we'll let you know how you did on the test via the email you provide. If you managed to correctly guess all 5, your email will also contain your special discount code!
Whether you aced or flunked the above test, there's a lot to learn in the world of mushrooms. Our blog is a one-stop-shop for all things in the world of mycology, and we think you should check it out.
1. Reishi mushroom
2. Lion’s mane
3. Agaricus mushroom