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~ Fungi are part of a large group of organisms including micro-organisms including yeast, molds, and mushrooms.    Fungi are not in the plant or animal kingdom any more and have been placed in their own kingdom. It is always fascinating to come across fungi.  Fungus is the Latin term for mushroom. Fungi feed on nutrients from the living or dead organic material on which they live.  Fungi are the new life commonly found on dead trees.  They play an important part in the decomposition of dead things. These are bracket fungus and the shelf like pieces are called conks.
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