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3 Interesting Facts on Fungi and Forests
       1. Fungi do not only support the forest with their well known role as decomposers, they also exchange nutrients between plants of different species via their common mycelial bond, which aids young tree seedlings to grow under the shade of the canopy....

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FungiFacts Friday: Reishi Mushrooms, the Ancient Health Secret of Asia
From  Reishi, Ling Zhi: 'Mushrooms of Immortality'  in HuffPost        Reishi, the Japanese name for mushrooms of the Ganoderma genus (also known as Ling Zhi in Chinese), have a wide array of medicinal benefits. These beautiful mushrooms range in color from...

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This would make a great oil painting (*^.^) Beautiful!!!

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So adorable! I love pandas (*>.<)

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On my blog I explore how fungi can be valuable for #sustainability and for our health. Today's post discussed an interesting eco-friendly alternative to plastic products and other materials using mycelium. 
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FungiFact Friday: The Potential of Mycelium to Grow Materials
       I was first introduced to this concept that mycelium could be used to make eco-friendly materials years ago on the Ted Talk  Eben Bayer: Are mushrooms the new plastic?  This video is a must see! Everything from food trays and packaging materials to c...
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