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Fungus: the stuff of life

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Champignon form a fairy ring on a lawn. Photograph: Heather Angel/Alamy It seems apt that mushrooms are made from the same stuff as insects – chitin – because, like insects, they have a gift for sudden appearance. One moment nothing, then, as if on wings, they descend everywhere. We must acknowledge that this fungal sense of the dramatic relies partly on us. Continue Reading

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