A Request for Help

Eric Grunden egrunden at prairienet.org
Wed Nov 20 18:11:40 EST 1996

In a previous article, nstn2762 at fox.nstn.ca (Kevin McFarlane) says:

>	I'm currently working on the second draft of a fiction novel 
>based on a tree-eating fungus. From time to time I'm going to need some 

Fungi have a bad enough reputation with non-mycologists as it is,
and now you're going to strengthen that misconception by painting
them as the "bad guy" again. Why not write a novel about fungal
products that save the world by killing disease, or symbiosis?...


>European forests. It's very resilient and none of the known fungicides 
>(what would you use? I've got a couple already but would like some more 
>suggestions) can kill it off. My mycologists are working to break down 


Good! I hope it infects the so-called "mycologists" too so that
real mycologists can move in and study and classify it ;>

						= eg =

The Spirit of Nature, a powerful force,
	belongs and returns to its creative source.
- Excerpted from The Collective Works of Johnny Pokerface -

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