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Articles in Category: Mycology

Mycology is the branch of biology concerned with the study of fungi, including their genetic and biochemical properties, their taxonomy and their use to humans as a source for tindermedicinefood, and entheogens, as well as their dangers, such as poisoning or infection. A biologist specializing in mycology is called a mycologist.


Benefits of Fungi Consumption - Part 1

Benefits of Fungi Consumption - Part 1

Among the Kindoms of Living Things, the Fungi kingdom includes the yeasts, molds, mildews, mushrooms, and other similar organisms. 

Fungi are not plants, they're not animals, they're a kingdom of their own, even though many people think of them as plants --perhaps because they don't move around, they just sit there-- but in fact fungi are much more closely related to animals than they are to plants.
 
We typically think of Fungi as mushrooms. But the mushrooms are just the fruiting bodies, a small part of the fungal life that's all around us, a single interconnected network that could be described as a third mode of life.