The Fungus Among Us
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It's a Fungusful World!
Fungus in Our Lives
Fungal Science
Finding Fungi
Funky Fungi Facts
Fungal Folklore
Mushroom Models
Fungal Fun
Meet the Mushrooms: Fungi A-Z
  Fungal Folklore
 
FUNGAL FOLKLORE
The strange forms and mysterious habits of fungi have enchanted observers of nature throughout history. Often the supernatural was invoked to account for fungal events that could not be explained with the limited knowledge available at the time. Science can now explain most of the magical, mystical, and medical properties associated with fungi, but a rich fungal folklore persists around the world.
 
Fairy Rings and Fungal Superstitions
Fungal Folk Remedies
What's in a Name?
Poisonous Fungi
Fungi and Witchcraft
Magic Mushrooms
Fungi in Art and Literature
 
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