Fungi Photography

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According to the U. of Berkeley site " The Kingdom Fungi includes some of the most important organisms, both in terms of their ecological and economic roles. By breaking down dead organic material, they continue the cycle of nutrients through ecosystems. In addition, most vascular plants could not grow without the symbiotic fungi, or mycorrhizae, that inhabit their roots and supply essential nutrients. Other fungi provide numerous drugs (such as penicillin and other antibiotics), foods like mushrooms, truffles and morels, and the bubbles in bread, champagne, and beer. " In this Fungi Photography site we document the many vaieties of mushrooms and other members of the fungi family that are found in the woods and wetlands of the Pacific Pacific Northwest