If you can’t bring yourself to watch the Disney classic “The Little Mermaid” because it doesn’t have enough fungi in, then this post is dedicated to you. Izzie pitches Disney for a science-oriented live-action reboot of the 90’s animated film. Ariel is an undersea science enthusiast with a love of fungi, but the mycophilic merpeople don’t understand her passion. Maybe if she could show them a pretty mushroom, she could make them understand… If only there were a gilled mushroom that fruited underwater! Oh well, I guess she’ll have to become a human to study terrestrial mushrooms instead.
The mini-sode, which you can listen to on Podbean, features an excerpt of a song the Little Mycologist sings to express her longing for the mushrooms of land. Catch the full song below.