Uncovering the unusual and intriguing world of fungi

Fascination with fungi continues to grow and on this episode of Huh? Science Explained, we get our spades and dig into the mysterious world of our biological cousins beneath the dirt.

There’s still plenty we don’t know about fungi.

But what we do know about this kingdom, the important jobs they perform for ecosystems and the threats they pose to us and other organisms continues to grow.

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And we’re still discovering the potential benefits certain fungi provide us: the compound psilocybin has benefits in the treatment of mental health conditions (at time of this episode’s publication, the TGA had not yet approved psilocybin for controlled medical use).

So jump into the weird world of fungi with Huh? Science Explained and grow your knowledge about this diverse kingdom of organisms.

Huh? Science Explained is a LiSTNR production.

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