The newly identified fungus is about 600 million years older than any other fungi in the fossil record.
Its creator says it's only meant to be used as a reference.
The Internet, it goes without saying, is a very, very strange place. A few days ago, stories about a mushroom with an aroma that could instantly cause women to orgasm went viral. Could this shit actually be true?
A paper used against mold insurance claims came off the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine’s website. Hurray?
Can a team of radical biologists deploy mushrooms to absorb the Amazonian oil spills that have plagued the forest for decades?
Mycologists in the UK have discovered three new species of porcini mushrooms—not in the remote forests of Italy but in a grocery store outside London, which means that people have been eating them. Sorry, biodiversity.
Back in December "I came across a 186-page government-ordered report":http://motherboard.vice.com/2011/12/1/a-different-kind-of-mushroom-cloud-fighting-the-drug-war-with-killer-fungi that reviewed the scientific feasibility of using fungi as a targeted...
It’s always exciting to find some chanterelles because they grow symbiotically on tree roots and can’t be cultivated.