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This page is your gateway to many other pages in which you can discover almost anything you want to know about fungi, and see lots of pictures of almost every kind of fungus there is.

What are fungi? How are they related to other living things?

Is Jock Itch caused by a fungus?

What are mushrooms for?

Which mushrooms are good to eat?

Which mushrooms are poisonous?

What are moulds?

Why is mouldy food dangerous?

How do some fungi attack plants?

How do fungi attack tiny animals?

How do fungi form partnerships with the roots of most plants?

What are lichens?

Are yeasts fungi?

Are slime moulds really fungi?

The answers to these questions and more are all in the pages that follow. Click here if you want to select a topic from a list of 25 major themes. You may be interested to know that this list is made up of the titles of all the chapters in a book called "The Fifth Kingdom" Click here to see how you can obtain The fifth Kingdom or a variety of other titles about fungi.