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Scientists Find One-Billion-Year-Old Fungus In the Canadian Arctic

Scientists Find One-Billion-Year-Old Fungus In the Canadian Arctic

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  • As a voracious reader of new material in complexity and the concept of emergence, I was quite excited to come across this article, particularly in the idea of resurrecting dead matter. Fungus families play a critical role in the ecosystem and every now and then, major discoveries like this one, blow

    As a voracious reader of new material in complexity and the concept of emergence, I was quite excited to come across this article, particularly in the idea of resurrecting dead matter. Fungus families play a critical role in the ecosystem and every now and then, major discoveries like this one, blow open our entire understanding of sustainability and transformation.

  • "This revamped timeline of fungi origins is obviously huge news for mycology nerds, but it’s also relevant to anyone interested in the emergence of complex life on Earth.

    Fungi play a crucial ecological role as the principal decomposers of dead matter, a process that enriches environments with the nutrients

    "This revamped timeline of fungi origins is obviously huge news for mycology nerds, but it’s also relevant to anyone interested in the emergence of complex life on Earth.

    Fungi play a crucial ecological role as the principal decomposers of dead matter, a process that enriches environments with the nutrients needed to sustain new generations of life.

    The presence of fungi on Earth one billion years ago suggests that ecosystems may have been more mature and intricate than previously assumed."

  • Scientists have discovered fossils of a fungus that lived roughly one billion years ago—making it over twice as old as any other fungi specimens identified to date.

  • Just checking it is dead and not a hibernating lethal athlete's foot? I will leave my anxieties in the care of the scientists who comment.

  • "Eukaryotic organisms: a group that includes complex multicellular life-forms like animals". What a wonderful terminology, that I did not know. This is why I love journalism and articles that enrich my knowledge.