Exiting Biological Discovery in Chernobyl Reactor

Fungus feeds on radiation

Researchers at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (AEC) have found evidence that certain fungi possess another talent beyond their ability to decompose matter: the capacity to use radioactivity as an energy source for making food and spurring their growth.
via: Major biological discovery…inside the Chernobyl reactor?? « Doug’s Darkworld
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related: [Fungal infection of human organs by resistant melanin-synthesizing species is one of the pathogenic factors and one of the real consequences of the accident at Chernobyl power plant]