Pestalotiopsis Microspora – Fungus That Eats Bacteria

Mushrooms that eat plastic - illustrative image

We know that there are certain organisms that eat plastic. In 2012, the students of Yale University found a mushroom that can survive by just eating plastic. It can breakdown plastic at a much more faster and efficient rate than previously known fungi and bacteria that eats plastic. This helps convert the toxic polyurethane into … Read more

Do viruses play a role in the ecosystem?

do viruses play a role in the ecosystem

Viruses can interfere in the survival of many living beings, so they definitely do play a role in the ecosystem. It took us rather long to identify that viruses are more than just agents that cause diseases in humans. Viruses are tiny packages containing genetic information. Whether to call them living beings or not is … Read more