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August 15, 2023
By recognizing fungi's ecological role, medical potential, and agricultural benefits, we empower students to be environmentally conscious and innovative contributors for a sustainable future.
August 9, 2023
Diana, the education lead of Fungi Foundation, takes a group of enthusiastic middle school children from Team Wilderness on a captivating mushroom exploration hike, igniting their curiosity about fungi's ecological roles and forming lasting connections with nature.
April 22, 2023
Fungi may hold the key to reversing what we’ve broken, but we only know about a tiny fraction of all the biodiversity and magic of this kingdom. They are plants’ best friends, they heal us, they are responsible for numerous scrumptious foods, and they make sustainable biomaterials. We owe them life as we know it and we could not exist without them. On this #EarthDay we chose ten reasons why fungi are crucial for life on the planet.
April 12, 2023
The discovery of wide genetic variety in fungal species previously thought to belong to the same evolutionary lineages, termed “cryptic species' ', has prompted scientists to re-visit traditional scientific naming systems and call for more research into fungi taxonomy. But what is the best way to reconcile traditional scientific naming systems with new methods of species identification?
February 28, 2023
Paul Stamets’ work of 40+ years as a mycologist inspired the character of Lieutenant Stamets in the “Star Trek: Discovery” series, made him the protagonist of the documentary Fantastic Fungi and has now been immortalized with the species Psilocybe stametsii (Dentinger & Furci, 2023).
November 15, 2022
We want to celebrate a decade of work by looking back on what these intense, wonderful and productive years have been and share these memories with you with some Fungi Foundation Chronicles. Here's the story about one of our favorite species: Butyriboletus loyo.
September 20, 2022
This month we get to celebrate our 10th anniversary! We’ve come a long way and the road has been joyous, challenging, and fulfilling. We want to take a trip through time to remember what 10 years of working for the fungi have been like.