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The fungal awakening
by Kara Manke, University of California - Berkeley The islands of the South Pacific are a hot spot for biodiversity, but their jagged peaks, hot and humid conditions, and remote locations have limited scientists' ability to document the …
The Guardian https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/oct/10/hidden-world-fungi-life-earth
Fungi have long supported and enriched life on our planet. They must be protected as fiercely as animals and plants
As you read these words, fungi are …
Not exactly a pest, but interesting , nevertheless. Caroline has sent this about the fungi that develop very quickly in forests after the NSW's (Australia) fires. Today was 41C around Sydney. so plenty more mushrooms to come.
Scientific American https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/wildfires-spark-population-booms-in-fungi-and-bacteria/ Understanding how microbial communities change after a fire can help researchers to predict how an ecosystem will recover
FreshPlaza http://www.freshplaza.com/article/9025866/Plastic-eating-mushrooms-aid-in-combating-growing-waste-crisisRoyal Botanic Gardens, Kew study:
A new study from the Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew, London, claims that fungi are capable of expediting …
By Helen Briggs
They're all around us, in the soil, our bodies and the air, but are often too small to be seen with the naked eye.
They provide medicines …