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Mushrooms Can Heal our World | What is Fungi?

Posted by Blair Kovacs on

Why Fungi is Essential to Life on Earth As you read these words, fungi are changing the way that life happens, as they have done for more than a billion years. They are eating rock, making soil, digesting pollutants, nourishing plants, surviving in space, producing food, making medicines, manipulating animal behavior, and influencing the composition of the Earth’s atmosphere. Fungi make up one of life’s kingdoms – as broad and busy a category as plants or animals and provide a key to understanding our planet. Yet fungi have received only a small fraction of the attention they deserve. The best estimate suggests...

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