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Old 01-07-12   #1 (permalink)
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Fungtastic links...

...a place for anyone to add links to any random fungi related stories or interesting articles.
To get started a few old wonders:
http://www.voanews.com/content/prehi...64/169720.html

http://www.cosmosmagazine.com/news/1...ssoed-its-prey

http://www-news.uchicago.edu/release...3.fungus.shtml

and some astrological fungi:
http://www.infoplease.com/spot/spacefungus1.html

and some radioactive fung:

http://www.space.com/3845-fungi-thri...radiation.html

That should get the ball rolling

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As if leaf cutter ants farming fungus wasnt freaky enough:
http://news.nationalgeographic.com/n...nt-rainforest/
And in a bit more detail:
http://www.plosone.org/article/info:...l.pone.0036352
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Re: Fungtastic links...

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and some astrological fungi:
[url=http://www.infoplease.com/spot/spacefungus1.html
Space Fungus — Infoplease.com[/url]:
"Samples of the mutated microorganisms are kept in sealed containers stored in secure facilities because scientists cannot be sure how they would react on earth"


Good job we have Mulder & Scully




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Interesting article relating to colony collapse of bees...
http://www.i-sis.org.uk/Parasiticfungi.php
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Number 3 on this list
http://lawrencerspencer.com/2011/05/...-bonsai-trees/
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Re: Fungtastic links...

These look pretty cool
http://www.thisiscolossal.com/2013/0...no/?src=footer

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"The parasitic fungus gradually takes over the ant's brain and directs the insect to a cool, moist location. The fungus then kills the ant, and fruiting bodies erupt from the ant's head and spread more spores."

Lets hope this fungus does'nt adapt to infect humans in years to come. Can't see that being a pleasant way to go. 'Night of the living fungi'
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Some fungtastic ideas amongst those images for sure

Can't beat the real deal though..........imo


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