Fuzzy gray or black patches of mold or shiny pink or yellow spots of yeast are indications that your blue cheese is past the point of no return.
In HBO’s new series ‘The Last of Us,’ Cordyceps fungus has infected humanity, turning those unlucky enough to become hosts into clicking, screaming, mushroomy monsters. Here’s what you need to know about the real fungus.
Slime mold definitely had a moment—but it’s hard to beat two dead salamanders floating in a carnivorous plant.
If you spot a mushroom growing in the same pot as your houseplant, there's no need to panic.
Eager to explore different hobbies in the new year? From candle-making to bookbinding, these DIY kits can help you discover your next passion and have fun along the way.
A Twinkie was found shriveled-up and hardened after eight years in a basement, and now scientists are searching for the fungus behind the transformation.
Author Emily Anthes explores the thriving communities of bacteria and fungi with which we share our abodes—and what they reveal about us.
Beatrix Potter was a bestselling author, a world-famous illustrator, and a talented naturalist ... but she still disappointed her mom.
Even when two-thirds of their bodies are composed of fungal spores, the host cicadas continue to attempt mating in a drugged-out stupor.
We’re all familiar with colorful spots of something growing in our showers and in other dark, damp areas in our homes, but is it mold or is it mildew?
An important use for the fungus among us.
The spread of the devastating fungal disease could potentially be halted with portable UV light sources, a new study suggests.
People aren't the only ones threatened by drug-resistant microbes.
Figuring out whether or not a mushroom is safe probably shouldn’t be left up to artificial intelligence.
The Fungi Mutarium can grow two species of edible fungus from common plastic trash.
These plant diseases and crop-killing critters cause many millions of dollars in damage, and mean very hard work for those that're trying to stop them.
These common names sound like they're straight out of a Harry Potter potions list.