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How mushrooms clean up the planet (and other fungi powers)

They are mostly invisible, essential for life on earth and could be the building blocks of our future. Here’s how fungi can clean up our soils from the mess we created – and even house us.

Reporter: Tim Schauenberg
Video editor: Cem Adam Springer
Supervising editor: Joanna Gottschalk

We’re destroying our environment at an alarming rate. But it doesn’t need to be this way. Our new channel Planet A explores the shift towards an eco-friendly world — and challenges our ideas about what dealing with climate change means. We look at the big and the small: What we can do and how the system needs to change. Every Friday we’ll take a truly global look at how to get us out of this mess.

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Short overview what fungi are used for today:…

All you want to know about fungi:…

50 ways we can exploit fungi industrially:….

Very good overview about mushrooms capacities:…

How fungi remediate heavy metals:…

Special thanks for providing timelapses and video material goes to the channels  amazingfungi (…) and Another Perspective (…).

0:00 Intro
0:56 The degraders of the world
3:22 Cleaning up organic pollutants
5:38 Combating metals and radioactive matter
8:01 Building with fungi
11:39 Conclusion

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