«Researchers … demonstrated that airborne mushroom spores attract droplets of moisture, seeding clouds and then falling as raindrops. The study’s lead author speculated that this may create a positive feedback loop, in which fungi whose growth is stimulated by rain catapult their spores into the air, only to encourage more rain.» http://www.newyorker.com/tech/elements/the-year-in-fungi-2015 #bizarre #fungi #weather #link
«Millions of tons of fungal spores are released into the atmosphere every year, meaning that mushrooms likely have a significant effect on regional precipitation patterns.» ‎- 9000