Saturday, July 24, 2010

2007: The World Rots Faster as Global Warming Fuels Fungi | LiveScience
Fungi are fruiting and spreading more rapidly thanks to global warming, a new study finds. The result: Things are rotting faster.

From polka-dotted mushrooms that push through cracks to slender tendrils that peak out from beneath tree barks, fungal freaks are flourishing in their balmy environment.
"Your compost heap would now rot, disappear, at twice the rate than it would have done in the 1950s," Gange said.

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