The fungal mind: on the evidence for mushroom intelligence

Could you ever think of a mushroom as intelligent? Fungi have been observed to retain memories a full 24 hours after being exposed to stimuli, which they use in everyday survival. For example, they’re able to develop defence mechanisms that allow them to recover quickly and more efficiently after being exposed to mild temperature stress. Instead of forming small colonies when heated up rapidly, those primed maintained normal progress after temperatures returned back to normal. Read full article here


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