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View Resource Introduction to the "Slime Molds"

This educational page introduces the three main groups of slime molds: plasmodial slime molds, cellular slime molds, and Labyrinthulomycota. It offers a description of each and discusses their life cycle. Hosted by the Museum of Paleontology, links are provided to the home page, any taxon, any period, any topic, the glossary, and a help page.

View Resource Communism in Trees Goes Underground

This news article reports that some trees give their neighbors carbon that they have captured from the atmosphere. Scientists discovered that shade enhances a tree's ability to receive and that carbon appears to travel via a subterranean web formed by a common group of fungi. The article concludes with references and sources (with contact information).

View Resource The Fungi of California

This site was developed by two individuals with a strong interest in fungi and is intended to augment published field guides with numerous color photos of each species and frequent updates to taxonomy and nomenclature. The site includes only species that are found in California; however, many of these species may be found in other parts of North America. The site's current 357 species are easy to...

View Resource NZFUNGI: New Zealand Fungi

Manaaki Whenua Landcare Research -- "New Zealand's foremost environmental research organization" -- presents NZFUNGI, a free database for information on the systematics, conservation, pathology, and ecology of New Zealand's fungi. Integrating a number of pre-existing Landcare Research databases, NZFUNGI contains botanical, bibliographic, and curatorial information for thousands of New Zealand...

View Resource vPlants

Three institutions in the Chicago region have created the vPlants database, which allows interested web-surfing parties to browse through various data from 90,000 plant specimens. Even more impressive is the fact that users can also view digital images for almost 50,000 of the specimens. From the well-designed homepage, visitors can search for plant names by family, genus, or common name....

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