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Mushrooms: The Helpful Fungus Takes On Plastic, Packaging, Petroleum (and Pharmaceuticals)


Green Lifestyle  (tags: CoolStuff, environment, interesting )

Shaheen
- 657 days ago - livinggreenmag.com
Fact: The largest organism on earth is a fungus that covers 2,384 acres in Oregon's Blue Mountains: Armillaria ostoyae. Fact: Fungi were among the first organisms on earth, paving the way for plants.



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Comments

Teresa W. (626)
Friday June 29, 2012, 12:11 pm
noted, thank you
 

Reggie Thomas (5)
Friday June 29, 2012, 1:31 pm
We have Mushrooms in Jersey,but I don't think you eat these.Mammoth mushrooms are the largest I ever seen.A very very bad one is the Amanita Mushroom.(O_O)
 

Cheryl B. (64)
Friday June 29, 2012, 1:50 pm
wow
 

Siti R. (12)
Saturday June 30, 2012, 6:36 am
love mushrooms!
 

Azaima A. (217)
Saturday June 30, 2012, 7:07 am
go fungus
 

Gloria picchetti (279)
Saturday June 30, 2012, 7:15 am
Interesting.
 

Gvapo T. (21)
Saturday June 30, 2012, 7:33 am
Wow! This is really amazing!
Thanks for sharing this! :)
 

Stella AWAY W. (258)
Saturday June 30, 2012, 7:46 am
Never fails to amaze me where mushrooms just 'emerge and develop' - even in the plantholders at work - stunning! Thanks for sharing!
 

Erika M. (207)
Saturday June 30, 2012, 9:08 am
chingas domingas, there's a fungus among us! Cool article, thanks
 

aj E. (162)
Saturday June 30, 2012, 9:21 am
neat.
 

Michael Kirkby (80)
Saturday June 30, 2012, 9:33 am
Yep, and I have a very large package of large Portobellos for tomorrows dinner.
 

Dandelion G. (401)
Saturday June 30, 2012, 9:45 am
I have read about this some other place and article, so I'm very pleased you are getting this information out to the public.
 

Kay M. (363)
Saturday June 30, 2012, 10:04 am
cool.
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday June 30, 2012, 1:03 pm
Paul Stamets was a guest on the late night radio program Coast To Coast last week. Fungi Perfecti is his website. Mushrooms are amazing, can be converted into biodegradable and biodegrading products to replace so much packaging and trash, and are so HEALTHY to eat.
 
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