Rain & Autumn = fungi

Rain & Autumn = fungi

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It is estimated there are about 1.5 million species of fungi.

Russula persanguinea, eucalypt fungi 11 March
Russula persanguinea, a eucalypt fungi

A pinch of fertile soil may contain over 30,000 protozoa, 50,000 algae, 400,000 fungi, and billions of individual bacteria.

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Fungi are vital for the health of most plants, including crops, through the development of mycorrhizal associations.

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Fungi are the supreme decomposers.

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The decomposition of organic compounds is nearly all accomplished by bacteria and fungi.

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Ceps for breakfast

red fungi

The most famous antibiotic drug is derived from a common fungus called Penicillium.

Yellow fungi & Blackwattle seedling
Yellow fungi & Blackwattle seedling

Without fungi we would be buried under metres of dead plant and animal remains.

Young bracket fungus

After the rain, insects
After the rain, insects
Young male roo, Jagun
Being watched, Jagun


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