Fungi stores a third of carbon from fossil fuel emissions and could be essential to reaching net zero, new study reveals

Monday, June 5, 2023 - 10:13 in Earth & Climate

Mycorrhizal fungi have been supporting life on land for at least 450 million years by helping to supply plants with soil nutrients essential for growth. In recent years, scientists have found that in addition to forming symbiotic relationships with nearly all land plants, these fungi are important conduits to transport carbon into soil ecosystems.

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