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What Chernobyl’s Fungi Tell us About the Possibility of Life on Other Planets

Photo by Yves Alarie on Unsplash

Fungi don’t generally excite anyone except maybe a chef (mmm, truffles).

And what do fungi have to do with Chernobyl? Quite a lot, as it turns out.

What are Radiotropic Fungi?

Scientists studying the aftermath of Chernobyl found soil in the area blackened by fungi…

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