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Using mushrooms to restore forests

Nov. 29, 2016 - The power of fungi to replenish forests following clear-cut logging is knowledge that's spreading.

Motherboard took a closer look at this natural phenomenon by talking to mycologist Paul Stamets on Cortes Island in B.C.

“33,000 trees were planted and tagged,” Stamets told Motherboard. “We [selected] 1,100 of them that we're tracking, and we’ve been labouriously measuring them. This is a labour of love."

Here's the full story.

Motherboard is a division of Vice Media.


November 29, 2016
By Tamar Atik
Tamar Atik

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