Gato Island Dive Site, Should Be Called Corallimorph Mushroom Mountain!

Gato Island Corallimorph Mushroom Mountain If you’ve ever been scuba diving around Malapascua, chances are you went to the Gato Island dive site. This small rock island offers a spectacular swim through but very few guides, dive shops or reviews…

Wicked Aurora Jawbreaker Mushroom Has Supernatural Coloration

The Mushroom Anemone craze is still in full swing and it seems like we haven’t yet reached the end of this collectable rabbit hole. The latest mind-blowing strain to makes an aquaristic debut is this wild ‘Aurora Borealis’ mushroom anemone which…

Have We Reached Peak Bounce Mushroom?

We’ve written many articles in the past on Bounce Mushrooms and all the craziness surrounding them in the last few years. However, based on what was seen at ReefAPalooza New York 2016, it is very clear that Bounce Mushrooms are…

Bounce mushroom anemones are killin’ it right now!

Bounce mushrooms, bullseye mushrooms, and every derivative of Rhodactis and Discosoma corallimorphs are incredibly popular right now. This group of reef animals, which were once considered beginner corals, are now being sought out by coral collectors and fetching record-setting prices.…

Exciting orange elephant ear mushroom sighted in Tulamben

Elephant ear mushroom anemones, Rhodactis mussoides, are curious members of the broad and diverse group of corallimorphs. Ricordea, Discosoma and other Rhodactis shrooms are much more popular for home aquariums but a newly discovered orange morph of this Rhodactis species might finally…

Bounce mushrooms are being found in a rainbow of colors

Bounce mushrooms are taking the marine aquarium hobby by storm, and catapulting mushroom anemones to the top of elite coral reefers most-wanted list. About a month ago we reported on one especially endowed specimen of the original Bounce Mushroom selling…

Bounce mushroom sells for record $6,000 for a single polyp!

There was a lot of news to come out of this last weekend’s Reefapalooza in Costa Mesa California but the coral heads were all talking about one thing: a single ginormous polyp of the infamous Bounce Mushroom sold for a…

Gaudy, variegated jawbreaker-style mushroom anemone

Off-the-hook mushroom alert! This incredible Discosoma mushroom anemone just popped up from Pacific East Aquaculture. Dr. Mac was in Indonesia hand picking corals and he selected this beautiful mushroom anemone. The carefully cropped photo shows just one, and probably the nicest polyp on…

First Eclectus Mushroom touches down safely in North America

Do you know how special a particular strain of Discosoma has to be to merit being featured not once but twice? If ever there was a a strain of mushroom anemone that is “post-worthy” the recently discovered Eclectus Mushroom is it. Now…

“Eclectus” mushroom anemone takes Jawbreaker shrooms to a whole new level

The Jawbreaker mushroom is the strain of ‘Discosoma’ which single handedly showed us that mushroom anemones could be a striking aquarium animal and that Corallimorphs have plenty of strains worth collecting. The new Eclectus mushrooms from Bali aquarium raise the bar once…