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Ear Fungus

Another in the short series of fungi photos .. more ear fungus on the same branch.. Beautiful and structural


Mycologist Develops Fungi Bricks That Grow Stronger Than Concrete

By Eden Marie Truth Theory

This mycologists figured out how to make bricks made from growing fungi that are super-strong and water-, mold- and fire resistant. 203 more words


The Outbreak. Flash Fiction.

Ugh. So Tired. Been pretty wrecked the last while, and have had some cramping and stuff, which isn’t exactly fun. I’ve a doctors appointment in a few weeks, so gonna find out what’ll be happening then. 664 more words

Creative Writing

The fungus that makes 'zombie ants' could use biological clocks to control their minds

The world of parasites can sometimes be extremely gruesome.

Take, for example, the charming female jewel wasp, which uses a cockroach as a living… 1,021 more words

Animal Microbiology

Sticky Fungus #1

I was out rummaging up some wood the other day ahead of a predicted snowfall (which meant very cold feet if I didn’t go find something for us to set fire to) and I hauled this incredibly cool set of ear fungus out of a paddock attached to a silver birch branch… The combo of crazy lighting and extreme close up made for some interesting photos.


Fighting Fungus: Cleansing with Brazilian Pepper Tree

Brazilian pepper tree is a shrubby tree that’s found on several continents, but native to Central and South America. The leaves and bark contain many active compounds including alkaloids and essential oil. 688 more words

Biological Medicine

Biologists Awarded Grant to Study, Teach Mutualism Between Species

Three Syracuse University biologists have received a $710,000, three-year grant from the National Science Foundation. Led by Associate Professor Kari Segraves, the researchers will investigate mutualistic species. 38 more words