4 Answered Questions for the topic mycology


How do you make a culture suspension of a fungal colony that does not release spores?

I am a student researcher studying about R. solani and it is known to not produce any spores and only mycelia/sclerotia. I need to produce a culture suspension of the said fungi to be able to... more

Does Penicillium roqueforti produce penicyllin?

I have recently discovered that blue cheese is produced with _Penicillium roqueforti_. As I know that some _Penicillinum sp._ produce penicyllin I wonder whether it is produced by _P. roqueforti_... more

Can a fungus become resistant to a chemical such as Potassium Permanganate?

A friend used potassium permanganate solution to treat tinea on the hands/feet but after some initial success, the tinea seems to be making a comeback. Could the fungus develop resistance to... more


Has an artificial symbiotic relationship ever been created?

Have 2 organisms ever been introduced to create a symbiotic relationship that doesn't occur in their natural environment?

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