Biodiversity: Fungi are ‘Underloved and Understudied’

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  • The vast majority of fungi in the world are harmless to humans and animals and are often beneficial.
  • The Saprophytic fungi, for example, provide food and shelter for wildlife, help plants absorb water and nutrients and break down dead organic matter.
  • More than 90% of fungi have yet to be described by science.

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