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Know your BC mushrooms

blogs.vancouversun.com — Mushrooms are actually the fruit of the fungus that produces them. They form on the threadlike fibres of mycelium in much the same way as apples grow on a tree. What's the difference between a toadstool and a mushroom? The terms go back centuries and were never very precise, but generally the word "toadstool" is...

Mushrooms go wild

blogs.vancouversun.com — Have you noticed a lot of mushrooms growing in your neighbourhood? The cool, rainy weather of the last few weeks has caused mushrooms of all shapes, colours and sizes to start sprouting all over the Lower Mainland. In some areas, this bumper crop of fungi has caught the attention of local residents.

Amazing vision! Incredible balance! Magical moves! Poll eyes municipal politicos through playful lens

vancouversun.com — If Vancouver's mayoral contenders had superpowers, the city would be in fine hands, according to an offbeat poll that looks at their brand power. Gregor Robertson, the Vision Vancouver mayor, could leap tall buildings in a single bound. Kirk LaPointe, the Non-Partisan Association challenger, would have X-ray vision, with secondary powers of extrasensory perception.
Oct 25, 2014

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Is Burnaby mosque a victim of its own openness?

vancouversun.com — Has the Burnaby mosque that Ottawa gunman Michael Zehaf-Bibeau attended been a casualty of its own openness? The leaders of Al-Salaam mosque on Canada Way have for years said their place of worship is open to everyone. They welcome curious Christians, Jews, Sikhs and the non-religious.
Oct 24, 2014

Douglas Todd: Is Burnaby mosque a victim of its own openness? vancouversun.com/touch/story.ht…