Mushrooms: Hidden Heroes of Ecosystems | Earth.Org

From breaking down organic matter to forming symbiotic relationships with plants to sequestering carbon, fungi perform a myriad of essential functions that underpin the foundations of life on our planet.

The importance of fungi in maintaining the complex balance of life on our planet cannot be overstated. Found in many different environments, these remarkable organisms are key to maintaining the health and harmony of our ecosystems. From breaking down organic matter to forming symbiotic relationships with plants to sequestering carbon, fungi perform a myriad of … Read more