Biology 2, Lecture 9: Fungi

Fungi are typically multicellular, heterotrophic organisms that ingest their food via direct absorption. You may have heard of mushrooms, but there is a lot more to them than that. »

What are Fungi?

The fungi–including various mushrooms, molds, and yeasts–are critical players in the forest ecosystem. This video set explores the various roles of fungi as parasites, decomposers, and cooperative partners with trees, and feature the research of Harvard scientist Anne Pringle. Presented by the Harvard Museum of Natural History Intended for classroom use only! A compilation of collected fungi timel... »

Paul Stamets – The Future is Fungi [how to save the planet]

Paul Stamets – The Future is Fungi [how to save the planet]

Probably one of the most interesting hour and a half science related lectures you will ever watch. Packed with all sorts of invaluable information. I have created a new youtube channel for all mushroom related things, please subscribe there: The fungal-fantastical. Emerging from their axial homes, fungi are beginning to be under... »

Top Facts You Should Know About Toe Nail Fungi

No one wants to get toe nail fungi. Although no one died of plain nail fungus infection, the condition can develop into something worse than ugly nails. You would therefore want to avoid ever getting toe nail fungus. The first real step to preventing a toe nail fungal infection is to learn the top facts about it. #1- You can catch them. It comes from a source. Toe nail fungi don’t just appea... »

How To Kill The Fungi On Your Nail?

Are you embarrassed to let somebody see your nails because it is discolored and uneven? Do you want to have normal nails and wear sandals or open shoes outside your house? If you do, then, you need to kill the fungi that live underneath your nails. It’s very understandable for you to feel this way about the fungi in your nails. Imagine that these organisms are destroying the health and appea... »

10 Fantastic Fungi Superpowers

Join Hank Green to learn ten weird, scary, and amazing things fungi can do! Hosted by: Hank Green ———- Support SciShow by becoming a patron on Patreon: ———- Dooblydoo thanks go to the following Patreon supporters — we couldn’t make SciShow without them! Shout out to Justin Ove, Accalia Elementia, Kathy & Tim Phili... »

Fungi: Death Becomes Them – CrashCourse Biology #39

Death is what fungi are all about. By feasting on the deceased remains of almost all organisms on the planet, converting the organic matter back into soil from which new life will spring, they perform perhaps the most vital function in the global food web. Fungi, which thrive on death, make all life possible. Crash Course Biology is now available on DVD! Like CrashCourse? http... »

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