You are in good company if you are as skeptical about these claims as I am myself.
Don’t walk on the grass, that “often undervalued” form of life, without looking down. It’s amazing down there.
Golden rain is in full bloom on our terrace in Echsenbach (Lower Austria). The seeds are highly poisonous but it is a real beauty.
He touches on other biological explosions, including the Avalon explosion, the Triassic explosion, and the origin of flowering plants.
All orders and families of the angiosperms appear abruptly in the fossil record (the same for most lower systematic categories).