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Dried Mushrooms Slow Climate Warming in Northern Forests
November 3, 2008
The fight against climate warming has an unexpected ally in mushrooms growing in dry spruce forests covering Alaska, Canada, Scandinavia and other northern regions, a new University of California-Irvine study finds.
University of California - Irvine
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