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Earth would be unrecognizable without fungi
Mycologists urge conservation efforts to include mushrooms, yeasts, and molds.
This South Pacific island could help us understand how fungi evolve
From fairy inkcaps to netted stinkhorns, a new survey catalogs more than 200 species of fungi on the French Polynesian island of Mo’orea.
A killer fungus could help the US South fight back against insatiable ants
Crazy ants pose a threat to native wildlife on the Gulf Coast—but a recently discovered fungus keeps their populations in check.
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.