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asthma mold
2014-08-31 05:25:06

The allergen and fungi mold is gross. It looks gross in its variety of colors. It grows in typically gross places (around toilet bowls, under sinks, in nooks and crannies). It feels gross and slimy if one happens to accidentally touch it. And frankly, it can smell pretty gross too.

Biologists Help Solve Fungi Mysteries
2014-04-18 08:24:38

A new genetic analysis revealing the previously unknown biodiversity and distribution of thousands of fungi in North America might also reveal a previously underappreciated contributor to climate change.

Mushrooms Create Their Own Wind To Spread Their Spores
2013-11-26 04:32:04

Mushrooms can alter the moisture of the air around them, effectively creating their own wind in order to help their spores disperse over a wide area.

2013-11-25 23:25:20

A leader in animal health and nutrition, Manna Pro will expand distribution of Cut-Heal products; offerings include wound care, hoof care and insect control products that serve the equine, canine

2013-09-12 23:28:49

According to a recent article by USA Today, super storms like Sandy are crippling New Jersey Shore towns like Toms River almost one whole calendar year after flood waters ravaged the area.

Fungal Diversity Reduced By Traditional Forest Management
2013-07-26 13:21:05

In the beech groves of Navarre a team from the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country has analyzed the influence exerted by forestry management on the fungi populations that decompose wood

2013-07-12 23:25:55

In an article just released by the New York State Department of Health, they advise on how to recognize mold issues and how they can affect people. Amityville,

2013-02-26 12:34:10

In collaboration with the Royal Botanic Gardens of Madrid and the Slovenian Forestry Institute, researchers in the Basque Country have documented two new species of Hydnum, commonly known as ox tongue mushrooms, as part of their study published in the 'Mycologia' journal.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.