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Is This the World's Biggest Mushroom? - Video
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Giana
- 484 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
Locals in China's Yunnan Province are hopeful the giant fungus, weighing in at 33lb (15kg), could be a world record breaker.
Ash Dieback Fungus Could Devastate Endangered Species
Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, trees, fungus )

Cher
- 751 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
The killer fungus threatening a third of Britain's woodland could take a terrible toll on rare insects, birds and bats that rely upon ash trees for their survival, according to wildlife experts.
First Case of White-Nose Fungus Found in Ontario Bat Colony
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Cher
- 1709 days ago - ottawacitizen.com
Canada's first reported case of a disease that kills bats by the thousands has been discovered at a hibernation site in the Bancroft-Minden area
Fungus Killing High Altitude Toads - Low Altitude Toads Survive
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Cher
- 1764 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
Midwife toads that live in the mountains are highly likely to die from chytridiomycosis, a serious fungal infection, whereas their infected relatives in the lowlands are not, according to new research published in Ecology Letters
Fossil Dung Fungus Helps Disprove 'Rapid Extinction' of Mammoths
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Cher
- 1792 days ago - ecoworldly.com
When you're a paleontologist seeking to solve an ancient mystery-in this case, the demise of Ice Age 'megafauna' like Woolly Mammoths and Giant Sloths-you sometimes have to get down and dirty. Specifically, you have to collect and analyze fossilized
New Species of Fungus Found on the New Forest
Offbeat  (tags: environment, new species, discovery, fungus )

Cher
- 1911 days ago - wildlifeextra.com
The New Forest has confounded conservationists once again by yielding up a species hitherto unknown to science. But even as the new type of 'tooth fungus' was being discovered on the Forestry Commission estate, near Lyndhurst, its future was already
   

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