Fungi articles

Fungi, postcards and sex

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

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


Squarepants fungus
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

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

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