The secret life of fungi

ABC RN drew on the Kew Gardens report – State of the World’s Fungi – and our own Tom May is a guest of Phillip Adams. Listen here

Compiled with the help of 100 scientists from 18 countries, this first major assessment of the world’s 3-billion-plus species of fungi claims these primitive micro-organisms should be viewed on a par with the plant and animal kingdoms.

Chlorociboria aeruginascens © Alison Pouliot