Electric Fungi and the Wood Wide Web
While scientists are arguing over whether trees are talking to each other or not, one study has found that mushrooms are talking to each other in patterns similar to human speech! This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we explore this notion of the wood wide web, why science will always need magic, and did Noel and Jacob once again end the fight between scientists?
The Importance of Natural Dyes
Dyes, particularly natural dyes, have held untold importance in our lives for thousands of years, providing not only aesthetic satisfaction but utilitarian uses as well. The oldest and most widely used dye is indigo, which has been used in India for the last four thousand years. Natural dyes are dyes or colorants derived from plants, […]
This mushroom earns today’s Biofriendly Image of the Day. The macro photography used to capture this image did a great job of highlighting the detail and beauty of this fungi found on the forest floor. You may not realize it, but mushrooms can be extremely beneficial. Not only are a number of mushrooms perfect for […]