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“Fantastic Fungi” Review

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Mushrooms are everywhere. From the mold on our vegetables to the caps in our forests, fungi make up the majority of the natural world around us. A new documentary on Netflix, Fantastic Fungi, explores this phenomenon. The show pinpoints why fungi — and their fruiting bodies, known as mushrooms or caps — are not only interesting, but powerful.

There are millions of species of fungi. Researchers…

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Maia D. (they/them)

Maia D. (they/them)

Creator, Convivial Culture | Professional Dabbler | Disability Justice + Mental Health Activist | "Artist" | RPG Novice | M.A. Bioethics | Cleveland, OH