What in the world is a slime mold? Is it an alien?
It may come as a shock to you, but trees and other plants are commonly infected by what's known as "mycorrhizal fungi".
Fungus may not sound too appetizing, but the white fluffy growths are much more nutritious than leaves. We use a similar process with cows.
Learn about alternative energy sources other than solar and wind power.
Ants have been practicing agriculture for millions of years. Actually they can can milk certain insects like a farmer milking a cow.
When you think about sexually transmitted diseases, I'm willing to bet a housefly isn't a thought. Flies can catch a fungus called Entomophthora muscae.
In the Southwestern United States, rattlesnakes and mountain lions aren't the only desert inhabitants to watch out for.
Did you know that lichens are super sensitive to air pollution, and so they help indicate pollution problems to scientists?
Many studies are done on ant behavior, but these amazing Amazonian ants are especially tricky.
There may be as many as one million to 1.5 million species of fungi, but that we've identified and named only about ten-percent of them.