Top 10 Newly Discovered Species
Including a mushroom named for SpongeBob
By Dustin Lushing,  Newser Staff
Posted May 27, 2012 9:17 AM CDT
SpongeBob SquarePants has a mushroom in his name.   (AP Photo/Nickelodeon, file)

(Newser) – Roughly 18,000 new species were discovered last year, and scientists at Arizona State University have compiled a list of their 10 favorites. A sample, from the Arizona Republic:

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