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Oct 28, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Spores released by mushrooms promote rainfall, finds a new study that has scientists rethinking the importance of fungi to humans and all living things
Sep 30, 2015 04:00 PM ET // Glenn McDonald
New type of organic component could actually increase a battery's performance over time. Continue reading →
Jun 5, 2015 12:30 PM ET // Discovery News
Photographer Steve Axford captures amazing, sometimes eerie, views of mushrooms and other fungi.
Mar 19, 2015 12:52 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Certain mushrooms glow in order to attract insects who can help them to colonize new habitats. Continue reading →
Nov 20, 2014 09:20 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
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.
Oct 23, 2014 07:00 AM ET // Paul Heltzel
The massive Agarikon mushroom shows promise for treating diseases such as tuberculosis, cowpox, bird and swine flu.
Sep 5, 2014 09:30 AM ET // Tanya Lewis, LiveScience
Diapers contain the plant-based material cellulose, which mushrooms consume.
Sep 3, 2014 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
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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