Wisconsin Mycological Society

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Fungi Facts!

Stinkhorns

Some mushrooms, like the stinkhorns, smell of rotting meat – this attracts flies, which then carry the spores away.
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Some mushrooms, like the stinkhorns, smell of rotting meat – this attracts flies, which then carry the spores away.

Bioremediation

Mushrooms are useful not only as food and medicine; some are also being used in bioremediation, to absorb and digest dangerous substances like oil, pesticides and industrial waste, in places where they threaten the environment.
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Mushrooms are useful not only as food and medicine; some are also being used in bioremediation, to absorb and digest dangerous substances like oil, pesticides and industrial waste, in places where they threaten the environment.