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Fungal species included among IUCN's 100 global threatened species in new publication

Submitted by Peter Buchanan on Wed, 12/09/2012 - 11:28pm

A major new publication from the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) and IUCN addresses the question "Priceless or Worthless?" concerning some of the globe's most endangered species. A list of 100 species is used as examples of likely extinctions unless humans intervene. And included among the 100 - as a world first - is a FUNGUS!  At last - recognition at global level that fungi can be threatened too!

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