Fungi that decompose hair?...........

Basidium basidium at aol.com
Wed Jan 22 22:18:59 EST 1997


MMiller at tjuvm.tju.edu posted:

>In article <5b7eck$2jf at vixen.cso.uiuc.edu>
>egrunden at prairienet.org (Eric Grunden) writes:
>Which genera of fungi include the most efficient hair decomposers?
>Are there any aquatics that decompose hair?  Curious?......
>
>  clogged drain?

Now, that may *seem* funny... but think about it---what an application for
fungal utility!

--Dave, whose two daughters have loooong hair
David W. Fischer
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Coauthor, "Edible Wild Mushrooms of North America" and "Mushrooms of Northeastern North America"



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