Here’s a fascinating look at fungus, or in other words, a member of a large group of organisms that includes microorganisms such as yeasts and moulds, as well as the more familiar mushrooms. Above, we have the bio-luminescent “Bitter Oyster”. Continue reading for more.
Abundant worldwide, Fungi perform an essential role in the decomposition of organic matter and have fundamental roles in nutrient cycling and exchange. They have long been used as a direct source of food, such as mushrooms and truffles, as a leavening agent for bread, and in fermentation of various food products, such as wine, beer, and soy sauce.