The Quiz: In honor of the month we’re celebrating, what’s this squirrel got in its mouth?
A A mushroom
B A piece of bark
Our red squirrel friend in Alaska is carrying a prized wild mushroom for National Mushroom Month. Though a small percentage of wild mushrooms are toxic to humans, squirrels can eat many of these frightening fungi without worry, thanks to special proteins in their guts. Nice to know someone’s enjoying them.
The correct answer to this quiz is A mushroom.