Sometimes, it’s less to do with what you a foraging and more to do with where you are foraging. When the rat race gets you down don’t despair, grab a stick and basket and get out into nature. From forest to foreshore, there are so many beautiful sights, sounds and smells to enjoy; go on…….what are you waiting for?
Did you know orchids, and lots of other plants, need fungi on their roots to germinate and grow? Yep, without those gross, fuzzy blobs we wouldn’t have gorgeous orchids. Now scientists at the Smithsonian Environmental Research Center are unraveling the role bacteria play in this relationship. Bacteria live in and on the fungi, but how do they affect plant growth? Click here to learn more.