We Dig Plants
Mycophiliac Eugenia Bone
We Dig Fungus! On today's episode of We Dig Plants, Alice Marcus Krieg and Carmen Devito are joined by Eugenia Bone, author of Mycophilia. Tune into this episode to hear Eugenia talk about the similarities between fungi and animals, and the pervasiveness of fungi in our ecosystem. Learn how plants often depend on fungi for nutrients through symbiosis! How have fungal infections of food supplies caused mass hysteria in the past? Also, did you know that most plants are inhabited by fungi? Learn more about mycology on this week's installment of We Dig Plants! This program has been brought to you by Fairway Market.
"You have more in common with a mushroom than the bacteria in your own gut." [9:35]
"There are no terrestrial plants without fungi. The two have been symbiotic for as far back as archeological study." [18:15]
-- Eugenia Bone on We Dig Plants