Fungi under a microscope

Updated November 26 2015 - 6:15am, first published 5:21am
FUNGI GUIDE: The cover of Brian Saunders' book, Admiring the fungi of Lower Eyre Peninsula, an illustrated guide to the mushrooms and other fungi of the region.

ALL of us have been affected by fungi from time to time, perhaps in the form of dry rot in timber, a tasty meal garnished with exotic mushrooms, a course of penicillin or the last pretty green slices of bread kept too long.