Mycology
Mycology is the branch of biology concerned with the study of fungi, including their genetic and biochemical properties, their taxonomy and their use to humans as a source for tinder, medicine (e.g.,...
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How trees secretly talk to each other - BBC News
Trees talk and share resources right under our feet, using a fungal network nicknamed the Wood Wide Web. Some plants use the system to support their offspring, while others hijack it to sabotage their...
How a Guy From a Montana Trailer Park Overturned 150 Years of Biology
Biology textbooks tell us that lichens are alliances between two organisms—a fungus and an alga. They are wrong.
An Expert's Guide to Mushrooms - Gordon Ramsay
Gordon enlists the help of mushroom expert Fred Foster to explain the subtleties in the many forms of mushrooms that are available for cooking. Subscribe for...
The Wild World of Mushroom Hunting on Vimeo
Mushrooms have gotten a bad rap. Sure, some are poisonous and hallucinogenic, but America's palette for mushrooms is generally bland. When it comes to edible…
Biofuel Tech Straight From The Farm
Nature’s figured it out already, how to best break down food into fuel. Now scientists have caught up, showing that fungi found in the guts of goats, horses and sheep could help fill up your gas tank ...
The Hardiest Fungi On Earth Could Survive Mars-Like Conditions
For the past 18 months, a colony of fungi have lived on the ISS in a low air pressure, high radiation environment, bombarded with ambient cosmic rays and ultraviolet radiation, clinging on for life. T...
New Study Confirms That Bananas Are Being Driven To Extinction
When it comes to the world’s favourite fruit, history is repeating itself, with the most popular banana at serious risk from the Panama disease - a fungicide-resistant pathogen that’s crossed continen...
Watch the Devil’s Finger Fungus Hatch Like a Xenomorph Egg
Ever seen a fungus hatch? Yeah, we hadn't either, and it's weird AF. While this crazy organism looks better suited to life on Proteus than Earth, the devil's finger fungus (Clathrus archeri) is Native...
This Hawaiian Mushroom Gives Women Mind-blowing Orgasms
Need a reason to book a trip to Hawaii? Well, how's an orgasm-inducing mushroom for an excuse?
Why Some Mushrooms Glow In The Dark
A team of scientists recently created some fake, glowing mushrooms and scattered them in a Brazilian forest in hopes of solving an ancient mystery: Why do some fungi emit light? The question goes back...
How To Brew Kombucha: A Beginner's Guide | My Wife Makes
How to Brew Kombucha: A Beginner's Guide. This simple guide details how to brew Kombucha the safe and easy way at home.
Mysterious 'Fairy Circles' in Africa: Explained
A new theory suggests that 'fairy circles' in Africa's Namib Desert are the result of subsurface competition for resources among plants.
Fungus found in your nose, in the goop between your toes - NBC News.com
Government researchers have just done the first genetic survey of all the fungi that live on our skin. Their findings?  They’re in your...
Fungus
A fungus (/ˈfʌŋɡəs/; plural: fungi or funguses) is any member of a large group of eukaryotic organisms that includes microorganisms such as yeasts and molds (British English: moulds), as well as the m...
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Fairy ring
A fairy ring, also known as fairy circle, elf circle, elf ring or pixie ring, is a naturally occurring ring or arc of mushrooms. The rings may grow to over 10 metres (33 ft) in diameter, and they...
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Mycelium
Mycelium is the vegetative part of a fungus, consisting of a mass of branching, thread-like hyphae. The mass of hyphae is sometimes called shiro, especially within the fairy ring fungi. Fungal colonie...
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Pathogenic fungi
Pathogenic fungi are fungi that cause disease in humans or other organisms. The study of pathogenic fungi is referred to as "medical mycology." Although fungi are eukaryotic organisms, many pathogenic...
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Edible mushroom
Edible mushrooms are the fleshy and edible fruit bodies of several species of macrofungi (fungi which bear fruiting structures that are large enough to be seen with the naked eye). They can appear eit...
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Lichenology
Lichenology is the branch of mycology that studies the lichens, symbiotic organisms made up of an intimate symbiotic association of a microscopic alga (or a cyanbacterium) with a filamentous fungus.St...
Lichenology - Wikipedia
Fungal diseases
Pathogenic fungi are fungi that cause disease in humans or other organisms. The study of pathogenic fungi is referred to as "medical mycology." Although fungi are eukaryotic organisms, many pathogenic...
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Flagellosphaeria
Flagellosphaeria is a genus of fungi in the family Amphisphaeriaceae. This is a monotypic genus, containing the single species Flagellosphaeria polytrichospora.
Spore print
The spore print is the powdery deposit obtained by allowing spores of a fungal fruit body to fall onto a surface underneath. It is an important diagnostic character in most handbooks for identifying m...
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