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Amber collectors hit on oldest mushroom find

100-million-year-old fungus brings hints of Cretaceous ecology.

Mushroom hunting in amber brought this prize specimen. Credit: Poinar G. & Buckley R. Mycological Research

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Gewin, V. Amber collectors hit on oldest mushroom find. Nature (2007). https://doi.org/10.1038/news070611-1

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