Avatar-like mushrooms that glow in the dark, outdoors in the quarry.
Last year we discovered a species of LED bamboo in the Borderland area, big outdoor bamboo staffs waving in the wind and lighting up the dark of the quarry with their calm animated light. This year our botanists have discovered a new rare species of LED mushrooms!
We found them in a special place, but we have reasons to suspect that they may be found growing in the bushes and grasslands of the quarry too! Our botanists have learnt that the mushrooms are all connected to each other through an underground mycelium root system.
The mycelium appears to span a minimum of a kilometer, but probably much more, and our botanists believe the mushrooms are even connected to the ecosystems of the whole world, somehow communicating with..... well, maybe everything! This root system is much like a nervous system, allowing the mushrooms to have agency and actions, and not be simply a brainless source of light.
Hey friend! Welcome to the virtual drawing board of The Borderland. This is the place where we prototype the projects we'll realise during the week in the quarry.