Season 2, Episode 2 Fungi: The Rotten World About Us

First Aired: October 16, 1983

"Fungi: The Rotten World Around Us" examines the organisms whose family includes mushrooms, molds, toadstools and rusts. Included: a look at poisonous and edible mushrooms; microscopic photography of developing soil fungus.

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  • Premiered: October 10, 1982
  • Rating: TV-G
  • Premise: PBS's signature (and multi-award-winning) natural-history series uses gifted wildlife documentarians and stunning photography to reveal what its first host, Donald Johanson, called `the magic and mystery of the fascinating natural world.' The series has ga… (more)

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