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Fungus ( and mycelium) comprise 30% of all the soil beneath your feet across the globe.

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And 90% of land plants need fungi to transport and absorb nutrients.


Many folks have fungus attached diectly to the feet.


Largest living organism on earth is a Honey Fungus in Oregon at 2.4 miles across.

Kimba Level 7 Feb 11, 2018

I was trying to remember the oldest acknowledged organism on Earth the other day; is it this fungus?

@Condor5 Acknowledged is a Bristlecone Pine at 5,067 years old, mainly because you can tell how old a tree is by counting the rings, no way to tell with so many other species.

@Kimba thank you, that actually sounds familiar.

Crystal Falls, Michigan has a humongous fungus that is 37 acres big. Hugely!


Yes. A healthy soil is required to support healthy vegetation and animal life.


and its vital to life unlike humans



Even more interesting is the fact that it serves as a neural network for trees. Neat,neat stuff that some really interesting research is being done on.



And roughly 10% of the cells your body contains are human.

JimG Level 8 Feb 11, 2018

Whatever could the other 90% be?

@Dwight Not the "we are alien argument" again. Nope.

@GipsyOfNewSpain rats, now we have to deal with the ESP thing again...

@Dwight exactly, he, he, he, ha, he.

@GipsyOfNewSpain I knew you were going to reply that way...

@Dwight mind reader... cool trait.

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