Fungi articles

Fungi, postcards and sex


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At first blush, you wouldn't think there is any connection at all between fungi, postcards and sex. But you would be wrong. More

Fungi sex


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You'd be surprised at what sex means to a fungus: an awful lot as it turns out. More

 

Squarepants fungus


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Under a scanning electron microscope, the spore-producing area of this fungus looks like a seafloor carpeted in tube sponges, which convinced researchers to name their find after the famous Bob. More

Fossil Fungi


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New fossils suggest that the cozy relationship enjoyed by green plants and fungi today may have originated nearly half a billion years ago. More

The shape of fungi


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How a mushroom gets its shape all depends on mechanics and diet.