Fungi are some of the most overlooked organisms, despite making up 25% of the world's biomass and having an estimated 1.5 to 5 million species on Earth.
Did you know...
- Fungi are more closely related to Animals than to Plants
- Only 2-6% of all fungi on Earth have been discovered and named
- 95% of all plants rely on fungi for efficient nutrient uptake
- Bakers yeast is a fungus and a distant cousin of truffles
- Fungi don't require sunlight to grow