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Hidden fungal networks cover the world—and soon they’ll be mapped
Carbon-absorbing networks are another reason to love mushrooms.
You’ve heard of truffle pigs. Now get ready for truffle birds.
Scientists just found two species with a surprising fondness for fungi.
Seed banks are full of hidden fungi, and scientists love it
The future is fungal.
Some of Earth’s tiniest living things could survive on Mars
Bacteria and fungi were hurled into Earth’s middle stratosphere, which resembles many of Mars’ harsh conditions.
The two types of fungi you want in your fire-starting kit
They’re not wood, but they burn just as well.
Kits to help you grow your own mushrooms
Fun with fungi.
This deadly mushroom can literally shrink your brain—and it’s probably more widespread than we thought
Australia adds one more horrifying species to its roster.
The best wildlife photos of the year remind us that nature is amazing—and brutal
Indulge in the top picks from the London Natural History Museum's annual photography exhibit.
There’s a deadly fungus among us—and it’s spreading
A drug-resistant microbe could get a leg up from climate change.
After the dinosaurs died, lichens found a way
The asteroid that destroyed much of life on Earth allowed other species to thrive.