• Not many of these beneficial organisms are available commercially, but some are, and it is quite easy to add beneficial species of fungi to garden soils to jump-start the process of enlisting their help in fostering healthy plants. (independent.com)
  • In California, bioenergy researchers are looking to nature and the estimated 1.5 million species of fungi that, collectively, can break down almost any substance on earth, including plant biomass. (biofuelsdigest.com)
  • Armillaria which contains the honey agaric , A . mellea ( Fig. 7-4) and the mushroom root rot fungus A. tabescens . (angelfire.com)
  • A new site is http://www.mushroom-central.com/ Besides other functionality, this site has a forum dedicated to Australian fungi. (google.com)
  • Global warming is inducing rapid poleward movement of crop fungal pathogens, and may also increase the prevalence of fungal disease in humans as fungi adapt to survival in warmer temperatures 4 . (nature.com)
  • Some coprophilous fungi are also known to grow from the dung of omnivores (such as Chaetomium globisporum from rat droppings) or even carnivores (such as Chaetomium rajasthanense, from tiger feces). (wikipedia.org)
  • Waxcaps are a group of fungi that have thick gills, watery flesh and a waxy texture. (arkive.org)
  • Laterally-attached fungi with pores rather than gills are referred to as bracket fungi. (wikipedia.org)
  • The fungi imperfecti or imperfect fungi , also known as Deuteromycota , are fungi which do not fit into the commonly established taxonomic classifications of fungi that are based on biological species concepts or morphological characteristics of sexual structures because their sexual form of reproduction has never been observed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Other, more informal names besides Deuteromycota ("Deuteromycetes") and fungi imperfecti are anamorphic fungi , or mitosporic fungi , but these are terms without taxonomic rank. (wikipedia.org)
  • Although Fungi imperfecti/Deuteromycota is no longer formally accepted as a taxon , many of the fungi it included have yet to find a place in modern fungal classification. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Deuteromycota includes all fungi which have lost the ability to reproduce sexually. (berkeley.edu)
  • The largest percentage of the body of these fabulous fungi lives in the soil and is composed of fragile, nearly microscopic threads. (independent.com)
  • In Massachusetts, soil fungi secrete a wide range of enzymes that play an important role in biofuel production and bioremediation of metal-contaminated soils and water. (biofuelsdigest.com)
  • Louie Schwartzberg's lightly informative, delightfully kooky documentary, "Fantastic Fungi," offers nothing less than a model for planetary survival. (rottentomatoes.com)
  • Unlike other fungi, earthstars can move! (arkive.org)
  • Phylogenetic trees constructed from comparative analyses of DNA sequences , such as rRNA , or multigene phylogenies may be used to infer relationships between asexually reproducing fungi and their sexually reproducing counterparts. (wikipedia.org)
  • Placement into a division is based on the way in which the fungus reproduces sexually. (berkeley.edu)
  • Australian Fungi - a blog has a series of articles with excellent articles on fungi, concentrating on the fungi of the Hunter Valley region in New South Wales - exacytly where many of the fungi we have photographed come from. (google.com)
  • Bill Leithead's fungi pages also has an extensive online photographic catalogue of Australian fungi - concentrating on Victorian fungi. (google.com)
  • As highlighted in the World Health Organization (WHO) Global Report on Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance 8 , which devotes fewer than 10% of its pages to fungi, resources allocated for monitoring and reducing antifungal drug resistance are limited. (nature.com)
  • Fantastic Fungi makes the case that the answers to disease, anxiety, depression and global warming might be found underfoot. (rottentomatoes.com)
  • Went for a walk in the local woods yesterday(version 2) and found this little group of fungi ,but do not know what it is called, can any one help me please? (ephotozine.com)
  • The fungi was found in a Pakistani trash dump by Chinese scientists last year. (biofuelsdigest.com)
  • In the UK, an international team of researchers, including scientists from the University of York, has discovered a set of enzymes found in fungi that are capable of breaking down one of the main components of wood. (biofuelsdigest.com)
  • Pleurotoid fungi are typically wood-decay fungi and are found on dead and dying trees and coarse woody debris. (wikipedia.org)
  • Furthermore, fungal infestation of amphibians has led to the largest disease-caused loss of biodiversity ever recorded, while fungi also cause mass mortality of bats, bees and other animals, and decimate fruit orchards, pine, elm and chestnut forests 2 . (nature.com)
  • The delicate and complex relationships between fungi and green plants make these gourmet treats difficult to grow commercially. (independent.com)
  • With these methods, many asexually reproducing fungi have now been placed in the tree of life. (wikipedia.org)
  • A large collection of images and descriptions of fungi. (merlot.org)
  • The Fungimap project is an ongoing concern which is mapping the distrubution of fungi across Australia. (google.com)
  • If [fungus] doesn't sound beautiful, you haven't reckoned with the amazing time-lapse photography director Louie Schwartzberg and his team has shot and collected here. (rottentomatoes.com)
  • The coral tooth fungus ( Hericium coralloides ) has been described as our most beautiful species of fungus. (arkive.org)
  • Classifying and naming asexually reproducing fungi is the subject of ongoing debate in the mycological community. (wikipedia.org)
  • The best fungi site for Australian fungi is undoubtedly Fungimap . (google.com)
  • Very interesting site, with color photographs (including microscope views) of fungi. (merlot.org)
  • One of the things I noticed that surprised me was the large number of fruiting fungi. (bio.net)
  • Some species of trichosporonales fungi can store large amounts of lipids in their cells, and are so-called oil-accumulating fungi, which have therefore been increasingly analyzed in recent years as potential producers of biofuels. (biofuelsdigest.com)
  • Using time-lapse macro cinematography, Fantastic Fungi is simply mesmerizing, captivating you, as you find yourself forgetting to breathe. (rottentomatoes.com)
  • Not being knowledgable in the identification of them, I can't say what they were, except that I saw gilled and pore types, puffballs, and perhaps one white jelly fungus. (bio.net)