Wisconsin Mycological Society

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Fungi Facts!

Spores

Under the right conditions, some mushrooms' spores can sit dormant for decades or even a century, and still grow!
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Under the right conditions, some mushrooms’ spores can sit dormant for decades or even a century, and still grow!

Truffles

A truffle is the fruit of a fungus that grows in tree roots, and many people prize it for its flavour – truffles are very precious and in December 2007, a truffle sold for $330,000.
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A truffle is the fruit of a fungus that grows in tree roots, and many people prize it for its flavour – truffles are very precious and in December 2007, a truffle sold for $330,000.