Fungus Amongus

Sebastian Harrison
2 min readAug 30, 2021
Wild Mushrooms (Image by Dan Woje)

Without the decomposers, the circle of life would be a pyramid scheme. Perhaps no kingdom better exemplifies the grand mystery of life than the fungus.

If the trees of a forest are the lungs of the world, then the fungus and microbes are the digestive system. In the big equation of molecular recycling, it is what happens after life which is of vital importance. Leaving behind the hierarchy of the animal kingdom, we remember the…

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