Upon closer examination of a popular image of a river in minecraft, I saw a red blob at the bottom of the pic. It was said to be a mushroom or a volcano. I now know it is NOT a volcano, but a giant mushroom, along with a hidden one in the back of the photo:
Discuss... How do you think they will work/can they be eaten, etc etc, and do you think they only spawn by rivers?
This is somewhat old news. There has been a wiki page on mushrooms before Notch mentioned anything about rivers. (I mean the new huge mushrooms. Although the small one block mushrooms qualify for this statement, too, I guess.