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Forest Fungi Photo

fungi photograph

Did you know? Fungi is the plural form, the singular form is fungus. Reproduction is via spores. The study of fungi is known as mycology and the scientist who studies fungi is called a mycologist. Fungi is almost found worldwide. Fungi play an important role in our ecosystem because they break down dead organic material and continue the nutrient cycle. To find out more about fungi you may like to search the Internet for fungi web sites. Did you also know? Fungi can cause various infections in people. There are over 100,000 fungi types. Some scientists think that certain frog species are disappearing because a Chytrid fungus is attacking the frogs ... back



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