Planet Earth was released in 2006. At the time it was the most expensive nature documentary ever produce and also the only one shot in HD. It was critically acclaimed and beloved around the world. Many have anxiously wondered if The BBC would ever do anything like it again. Good news is – Planet Earth II has already been released in the UK and will be coming to the US on January 28th.
The video above is a timelapse of fungi blooming that nature photographer Steve Axford shot for the documentary. These very rare specimens bloom at night and Steve captured them so beautifully. Check it out!