Episode 6: History Boletes Itself

For anyone who has wondered, “Are All the Colorful Mushrooms Poisonous?

Why are some fungi brightly colored, while others are just white or brown? What purpose do pigments serve beyond human amusement? Can we capture the colors of a fungus before they fade into memory? In this episode, Izzie explores how fungi were used to create an iconic ancient color and how the fungal rainbow has recently gotten more attention.

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