Bounce Shrooms all start out as really nice Rhodactis

Bounce Shrooms and Mushroom Mania in general is taking the reef aquarium hobby by storm. Not since zoanthids has a soft coral captured the collective collectoritis that is gripping the high end coral frag market in the U.S. today. To be…

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 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…

Frag Junky’s Maui Wowi mushroom highlights the recent discosoma and rhodactis craze

You may have noticed a dramatic uptick in the amount of colorful and exciting mushroom anemones being collected and propagated for the marine aquarium hobby lately. Between the Shroom Room, Jawbreaker Discosomas and more juicy corallimorphs than you can shake a…

The Shroom Room reminds us why we love Corallimorphs so much

We recently discovered an awesome Facebook group simply titled “The Shroom Room“. This is an open venue where reef aquarists can share the love for mushroom corals (corallimorphs) through photos and discussion, and there’s a lot of it. As you…

Crazy Vietnamese Rhodactis come in a rainbow of color

When Dreamcorals announced the availability of ‘very special Rhodactis’ on it’s sponsored part of the Dutch Marine Forums, we were surprised to see a picture of mushroom anemones which we indeed had never seen before. And not only that, they…