Most people see fungus as gross, but several strains of it could hold the key to fighting illnesses like TB, smallpox, and the even flu!
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Plants Talk To Each Other Using An Internet of Fungus
“It’s an information superhighway that speeds up interactions between a large, diverse population of individuals. It allows individuals who may be widely separated to communicate and help each other out. But it also allows them to commit new forms of crime. No, we’re not talking about the internet, we’re talking about fungi.”
Return of the Fungi
“Stamets believes that unlocking agarikon’s secrets may be as important to the future of human health as Alexander Fleming’s discovery of penicillium mold’s antibiotic properties more than 80 years ago.”
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