fungi
Plant Talk
Plant Talk
Dan Cossins | Jan 1, 2014
Plants communicate and interact with each other, both aboveground and below, in surprisingly subtle and sophisticated ways.
Genome Digest
Genome Digest
Erin Weeks | Sep 9, 2013
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes  
Psychedelic Phylogenetics
Psychedelic Phylogenetics
Tracy Vence | Aug 9, 2013
Using molecular markers, researchers reconstruct the “magic” mushroom family tree. 
Sick Mold
Sick Mold
Beth Marie Mole | May 1, 2013
A virus that infects a crop-killing fungus can spread freely, opening the possibility of its use as a fungicide.
Old Ocean Mold
Old Ocean Mold
Beth Marie Mole | Dec 12, 2012
Fungi in 100 million year-old seafloor sediments could possess novel antibiotics.
From Plants and Fungi to Clouds
Cristina Luiggi | Aug 31, 2012
Salt compounds produced by plant and fungus species help form organic aerosols that form clouds and produce rain.
The Fungus Among Us
Bob Grant | Jun 11, 2012
Researchers find a slew of new fungal species inhabiting the human gut, and suggest a link to an inflammatory bowel disease.
Oil Spill Changes Microbe Communities
Jef Akst | Jun 8, 2012
The beaches around the Gulf of Mexico harbor different nematodes, protists and fungi now than they did before the Deepwater Horizon disaster in April 2010.
Food's Afterlife
Edyta Zielinska | May 25, 2012
Meals left to mold develop colors, mycelia, and beads of digested juices, sparking the eye of an artist, and the slight concern of a mycologist.
Genome Digest
Tia Ghose | Dec 19, 2011
Meet the species whose DNA has recently been sequenced.