Fungi are important organisms and so distinct from plants and animals that they have been allotted a 'kingdom' of their own in our classifications of life on earth.
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Plants and fungi engage in intimate relationships that range from harmful to beneficial. Learn more about these relationships, including examples of where they occur.
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Fungi are tremendously important to human society and the planet we live on. Yet, despite their extraordinary impacts on our lives, both directly and indirectly, relatively little is known about them.
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