Anti-plastic fungus found by Kew researchers.

Discussion in 'Fungi, Lichens and Slime Molds' started by togata57, Sep 12, 2018.

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    It would certainly help in disposing of plastic waste but I can't help but wonder what would happen if such a fungus were to escape into the wild. Wouldn't it also consume the plastics that we want? The same thoughts apply to plastic-eating bacteria as well.
     

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