Fungi – You Can Never Have Enough!
More closely related to animals than plants, the kingdom of fungi is full of surprises.
Largely ignored or misunderstood, their presence in a garden is essential for soil health. The few that we’re familiar with are generally pathogens, and some of those are indicators of poor horticulture. Most haven’t even been given a scientific name.
Microscopic mycorrhizal fungi are the most exciting. These hold the key to plant health and mitigating Global Warming. Here’s a few of our favourite fungi.