Scientists to map fungal networks, determine climate role

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Scientists from the United States and Europe announced plans Tuesday to create the biggest map of underground fungal networks, arguing they are an important but overlooked piece in the puzzle of how to tackle climate change.

By working with local communities around the world the researchers said they will collect 10,000 DNA samples to determine how the vast networks that fungi create in the soil are changing as a…

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News Source: https://phys.org/news/2021-11-scientists-fungal-networks-climate-role.html