Posts in: fungi

The looming threat to America’s favorite fruit

The looming threat to America’s favorite fruit

A deadly banana fungus has spread across Southeast Asia, the Middle East and Australia. Is Latin America next?

By | Posted July 11, 2018

Why fungi adapt so well to life in space

Why fungi adapt so well to life in space

In many ways, these little microbes are better prepared for space travel than we are

By | Posted March 7, 2018

There’s fungus in your food

There’s fungus in your food

A whole kingdom to thank for more than just mushrooms

By | Posted April 4, 2016

Microbial medical examiners

Microbial medical examiners

Are bacteria the super sleuths of the future? Study suggests that microbes could help determine time of death in tricky murder cases.

By | Posted October 24, 2013

Mushroom of the Week: Inky caps

Mushroom of the Week: Inky caps

The Bane of Frat Boys Everywhere

By | Posted October 20, 2012