Entomopathogenic Fungi and Mycologist Paul Stamets
Mycologist Paul Stamets lists 6 ways the mycelium fungus can help with: cleaning polluted soil, making insecticides, treating smallpox and even flu viruses.
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Since Entomopathogenic Fungi are considered natural mortality agents and environmentally safe, there is worldwide interest in the use and manipulation of entomopathogenic fungi for biological control of insects and other arthropod pests.