Category Archive: Plants

Strange but True: The Largest Organism on Earth Is a Fungus

The blue whale is big, but nowhere near as huge as a sprawling fungus in eastern Oregon Next time you purchase white button mushrooms at the grocery store, just remember, they may be… Continue reading

Plants the new Mathematical Masters

Can plants do math? That is the assertion of a new paper published in the journal eLife this week titled “Arabidopsis plants perform arithmetic division to prevent starvation at night.” The plants in question aren’t spitting out numerical… Continue reading