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...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/prehistoric-amber-reveals-natural-ancient-alliance-138412264/169720.html

 

http://www.cosmosmagazine.com/news/1753/prehistoric-fungus-lassoed-its-prey

 

http://www-news.uchicago.edu/releases/07/070423.fungus.shtml

 

and some astrological fungi:

http://www.infoplease.com/spot/spacefungus1.html

 

and some radioactive fung:

 

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

 

That should get the ball rolling :beer:

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and some astrological fungi:

Space Fungus — Infoplease.com:

 

"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 :biggrin:

 

 

 

 

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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':scared1:

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