Spores released by mushrooms promote rainfall, finds a new study that has scientists rethinking the importance of fungi to humans and all living things
New type of organic component could actually increase a battery's performance over time. Continue reading →
Photographer Steve Axford captures amazing, sometimes eerie, views of mushrooms and other fungi.
Certain mushrooms glow in order to attract insects who can help them to colonize new habitats. Continue reading →
If an asteroid strikes or a nuclear winter ensues, survivors could live on at least 10 foods that in some cases may seem gross but are all nutritious.
The massive Agarikon mushroom shows promise for treating diseases such as tuberculosis, cowpox, bird and swine flu.
Diapers contain the plant-based material cellulose, which mushrooms consume.
Animals that look very similar to the mushrooms you find in salads and on pizza have been found living in the deep sea. Continue reading →
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