Truffles: Why the Price of These Fungi is SO Steep
Truffles are fungi that grow deep underground and are highly valued all around the world for their dense, creamy texture and pleasant nutty flavor.
Fifteen Extraordinary Fungi You Never Knew About!
We usually don't pay much attention to fungi and mushrooms, and yet they are more more wide spread - and much more important - than we give them credit for.
Impressive! Watch How These Fungi Grow, It's Extraordinary
Watching fungi grow is an impressive sight. In this video clip, you will watch a beautiful time-lapse of watching mushrooms grow, and you will also learn about the role fungi can play in solving our planet's gravest problems!
See the Beauty of Mushrooms Captured in Stunning Photos
Her art uses a wide assortment of the beautifully vibrant wild fungi she finds. She then turns them into stunning arrangements and photographs them for a project she calls Nature Medleys. The photos below illustrate some of her favorites. See more of her work here .
Scientists Found a Mold That Can Break Down Plastic Waste
As such, bacteria and fungi don’t recognize it for anything edible and just move along to the next matter.
Are Your Risking Your Health by Using a Dishwasher?
Microbes, from bacteria to viruses to fungi, are everywhere, including within and on the human body, so it’s really no surprise that a kitchen appliance would be hosting them too. So, do we need to worry about getting sick from our dishwashers?
Who Knew Mushrooms Could Be So Beautiful?
Photographer Steve Axford is passionate about the color and beauty of mushrooms and the world of fungi in general and loves to share his visual curiosity and discoveries with the world.
Keep Your Bouquet Fresh for 3 Weeks with These Handy Tips
The bacteria and fungi from the previous bouquet will hasten the decaying process and your new flowers will be dead in no time. For the best results, wash the vase with alcohol or bleach. 5.
How Do Plants Protect Themselves? All is Revealed Here!
Plants are always under attack – they face threats from microscopic fungi, insects, and large herbivores. But plants are ready, and they possess a whole series of external and internal defenses that make a less appealing meal – or a deadly one.
Why Your Oral Health is More Important Than You Think.
Though we have antibodies in our saliva that protect us against bacteria and viruses, and proteins that protect the mouth from fungi, it's still not enough. So do yourself a favor, read this information and follow the steps recommended for keeping good dental hygiene.
Close-Up Photographer of the Year: Stunning Winning Pics
The categories included were Animals, Insects, Plants and Fungi, Intimate Landscape, Manmade World, Young (photographers under 17), and Micro (photos taken using a microscope).
A Rainbow Made Only From Mushrooms If You Look Right
Fungi. What an odd miracle of mother nature. Their major function in the ecosystem is as decomposers and consists of numerous different types of life forms. The most common are molds and mushrooms .
I Can't Stop Laughing at These Hilarious 'Why' Jokes
Why did the fungi leave the fungus? There was not mushroom. 17. Why was the mushroom the life of the party? Because he's a fungi. 18. Why did the banana lose its driving license? He peeled out. 19. Why do scuba divers fall backward out boats?
The MOST Distinguished Nature Photos from GDT Awards 2020
Image Source: Flurin Leugger/ GDT 7. 5th Place, Mammals: "Eyelashes" by Herman Hirsch Image Source: Herman Hirsch/ GDT 8. 6th Place, Landscapes: "Eyjafjallajökull Volcanic Eruption" by Kerstin Langenberger Image Source: Kerstin Langenberger/ GDT [related_articles] 9. 8th Place, Plants, And Fungi: "Raso
Skipping Showers? It May Be the Healthier Choice
If you work in the healthcare sector as a doctor, nurse, or paramedic, or as a construction worker and even a plumber, then you should shower daily, as you are in closer contact with bacteria, viruses, and fungi.
This Is All You'll Ever Need to Know About Ringworm
Ringworm isn’t actually a worm – it’s a skin infection that is caused by mold-like fungi that live off the dead tissues of your hair, skin, and nails. You can get it in any of these places, including your scalp. Below you'll learn all about this annoying infection.
Did You Know That Your Washing Machine Needs Cleaning Too?
As a result, washing machines can collect dirt very easily, and this can eventually lead to the proliferation of harmful bacteria and fungi over time.
2019 Nature Photographer Of The Year Winners Finally Here!
'The Fallen Idol III', Plants And Fungi Category Winner Author: David Frutos Egea Country: Spain Image Source: David Frutos Egea 14. 'Fly', Other Animals Category Highly Commended Author: Radomir Jakubowski Country: Germany Image Source: Radomir Jakubowski 15.
Surprising: 8 Herbs That Will Do Wonders For Your Pets
• Relieves arthritis • Fights inflammation, viruses, and fungi • Reduces fever 4. Grass Although they don’t have the enzymes to digest it, cats and dogs like grass, which sometimes causes them to snack on it.
Will Bananas Go Extinct Soon (Again)?
Unfortunately, it too has become increasingly susceptible to disease, and banana plantations worldwide are now threatened by two different fungi: Panama Disease and the Black Sigatoka. But how could these fungi spread and devour entire plantations so quickly?
The Surprising Life of a Visionary Artist: Beatrix Potter
By 1890, she centered her scientific interests on the study of fungi, mycology. Beatrix executed very detailed illustrations of different species of fungi, many of which are featured in biology books to this day. You can see one of such illustrations on the following picture.
Mushrooms - Nature's Mysterious and Magnificent Kingdom
[related_articles] Entoloma This is a diverse family of fungi that encompasses over 1,000 different species. Most members of the family are pink and have a smooth texture. In recent years, this species has been responsible for many food poisonings in Europe, North America, and Japan.
Can Bleach Really Protect Us From Germs?
Studies confirm that bleach can indeed kill bacteria, fungi, and viruses, such as influenza, streptococcus, and salmonella.
This is How Often You Should Change Your Bed Sheets
It’s estimated that we spend around a third of our lives in bed and during that time, we sweat an estimated 26 gallons, with this moisture being ideal for bacteria and fungi. In fact, a recent study found that samples of pillows that were 1.5 to 20 years old contained up to 16 species of fungus.