The Deceiver made our list in large part due to its terrific name. The fungus is actually more mischievous than wicked. As the weather changes, so do the mushroom's colors and textures, making it tough to identify. Its gills always remain the same hue, however, which gives the game away.
Five amazing, clean technologies that will set us free, in this month's energy-focused issue. Also: how to build a better bomb detector, the robotic toys that are raising your children, a human catapult, the world's smallest arcade, and much more.
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