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The fungus originated in Europe and likely spread to the U.S. and Canada through human migration and agriculture.
Even as figs continue to pelt the ground, the first to fall have begun to rot and are enveloped in a nimbus of diaphanous white fungus.
On the size and time scales that matter to a human, these fungi seem to be the perfect symbol of a slow, peaceful evening.
Now, new research from NASA scientists sheds light on another potentially harmful problem: fungus.
Such prey are plentiful in the tropical caves of South and Central America, and Southeast Asia, where many fungus-gnat species still dangle their sticky threads.
But after crops were decimated by disease caused by a mixture of fungus and bacteria, some farmers, on Medellín's advice, began setting aside 5 percent of their land for flowering agave.
Fetter called the animals a nuisance and health hazard, citing statistics that showed the geese's feces was laden with harmful bacteria, fungus, parasites and viruses.
Twenty-five years ago, James Anderson discovered a fungus that expanded the possibilities of life on Earth.
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