What is fungi?

Some articles on fungi:

Springtail - Ecology - Relationship With Humans
... However, by their capacity to carry spores of mycorrhizal fungi and mycorrhiza-helper bacteria on their tegument, soil springtails play a positive role in the establishment of plant-fungal symbioses ... and spores of damping-off and pathogenic fungi ... has been suggested that they could be reared to be used for the control of pathogenic fungi in greenhouses and other indoor cultures ...
Largest Organisms - Fungi
... In Armillaria ostoyae each individual mushroom (the fruiting body, similar to a flower on a plant) has only a 5 cm (2 inch) stipe, and a pileus up to 12.5 cm (5 in) across ... There are many other fungi which produce a larger individual size mushroom ...
Subdivisions Of Bhutan - Biodiversity - Fungi
... The number of fungi occurring in Bhutan, including lichen-forming species, is not known but is undoubtedly large, with many species yet to be discovered ... Fungi form a key part of Bhutanese ecosystems, with mycorrhizal species providing forest trees with mineral nutrients necessary for growth, and with wood decay and litter decomposing species playing an important role ...
Crucibulum - History
... Bird's nest fungi were first mentioned by Flemish botanist Carolus Clusius in Rariorum plantarum historia (1601) ... Over the next couple of centuries, these fungi were the subject of some controversy regarding whether the peridioles were seeds, and the mechanism by which they were dispersed in nature ... and Charles Tulasne published a monograph on the bird's nest fungi ...
Spalting Research
... in spalted wood using methyl methacrylate was developed in 1982, and several white rot fungi responsible for zone line formation were identified in 1987 ... specific time periods at which certain spalting fungi will interact, and how long it takes for said fungi to render the wood useless ...

More definitions of "fungi":

  • (noun): (pun) the one who buys the drinks.