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Split off from the Rubyshroom, the Chandelieruby has a taller stalk and a broad crystal cap, features which allow more effective spread of spores from its exposed spore roots in its more open, windy habitat. To cope with its drier habitat as well, the pores on its exposed core—used for gas exchange—can be closed when not in use to preserve water. As a mutation of its existing budding ability, tiny additional crystals grow on its exposed spore roots, easily distinguishing it from its relatives on sight. It is otherwise much like its ancestor; it performs photosynthesis with a red pigment, and while capable of budding, it does not do so very often because its spores are spread decently enough by wind.