Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Could Fungi Be Used To Gobble Up Radiation In Japan?

After the Chernobyl nuclear accident I read about scientists finding fungus that was flourishing in the radiated landscape of the melt down.
Read more at:   Melt Down

Melanized Cryptococcus was found by Albert Eienstien College of Medicine to eat radiation.   See more at :  Science Of Fungi

Could we make anything of the fungi? Research is under way.
More Radiation Eaters 

The actual fungi is a boring black color as described in the scientific description!

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