Tag: fungi

The Earth’s Internet: How Fungi Help Plants Communicate

The Earth’s Internet: How Fungi Help Plants Communicate

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 13, 2019

The internet connects more than half of the world’s population through an invisible web of servers, computers, and devices. It has changed our lives in countless ways by allowing otherwise separated people to interact and by providing access to vast amounts of information. But humans aren’t the only organisms on the planet with an invisible […]

Taxonomy: Life’s Filing System – Crash Course Biology #19

Taxonomy: Life’s Filing System – Crash Course Biology #19

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 6, 2019

Taxonomy! It’s the science of classifying living things. That sounds exciting. Today we’ll basically be learning the Dewey Decimel System of evolution! It’s like filing! You must be on the edge of your seat. OK, shut up. When it comes down to it, this science doesn’t just categorize organisms, when you look a little deeper, […]

How the food you eat affects your gut – Shilpa Ravella

How the food you eat affects your gut – Shilpa Ravella

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 6, 2019

Trillions of bacteria, viruses, and fungi live on or inside of us, and maintaining a good, balanced relationship with them is to our advantage. Together, they form the gut microbiome, a rich ecosystem that performs a variety of functions in our bodies. The bacteria in our guts can break down food the body can’t digest, […]

Fungi: Death Becomes Them – CrashCourse Biology #39

Fungi: Death Becomes Them – CrashCourse Biology #39

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 5, 2019

Hello and welcome to the wonderful world of fungi (fuhn-gahy), or fungi (fuhn-jahy). Both are acceptable pronunciations. But I say fungi because it’s fungus. Not fun-jus. Though fun-jus is also fun to say. Fungi are a little bit like plants, and more like animals than you might think. They diverged from protists about a billion […]

How Two Microbes Changed History

How Two Microbes Changed History

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 5, 2019

What if I told you that, more than two billion years ago, some tiny living thing started to live inside another living thing … and never left? And now, the descendants of both of those things are in you? Well, brace yourselves, because I gotta tell you about one of the biggest breakthroughs in the […]

Death-Cap Mushrooms Are Terrifying and Unstoppable

Death-Cap Mushrooms Are Terrifying and Unstoppable

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 4, 2019

Most mushrooms that are poisonous will just give you a headache or make you throw up. It’s rare that a species will actually kill you. The death cap is one of those. ​It kills your cells and then it concentrates in your liver, in your kidneys, and it causes those organs to shut down. But […]

6 ways mushrooms can save the world | Paul Stamets

6 ways mushrooms can save the world | Paul Stamets

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 4, 2019

I love a challenge, and saving the Earth is probably a good one. We all know the Earth is in trouble. We have now entered in the 6X, the sixth major extinction on this planet. I often wondered, if there was a United Organization of Organisms — otherwise known as “Uh-Oh” — (Laughter) — and […]

UPTET #मानव रोग ट्रिक पर्यावरण भूलोगे नही UPTET ENVIRONMENT HUMAN DISEASES TRICKS BY DHEERAJ DWIVEDI
Fascinating fungi and their roles in ecosystems

Fascinating fungi and their roles in ecosystems

By Micah Moen 0 Comment July 14, 2019

so yes fungi are just amazing organisms and I'm hoping to show you some of the wonderful connections they have in our ecosystems and tell you a few stories and I do like questions as we go because if you wait until the end I'm probably not going to remember what tangent I was running […]

Joe Rogan Experience #1035 - Paul Stamets

Joe Rogan Experience #1035 – Paul Stamets

By Micah Moen 40 Comments July 4, 2019

and we're live all right Paul first of all welcome thank you for coming here and you are probably one of the most requested people from the internet that I've ever had so I feel good about that and I'm honored he the first guy ever to wear a mushroom hat okay that's really a […]