Richard Honour

Richard Honour

Apr 29, 2015

Group 6 Copy 53
2
Please wait...

About This Project

The Precautionary Group

We've discovered a few new mushrooms thriving in this harsh environment of land-disposed sewage sludge in Snoqualmie, Washington. We're testing these mushrooms for new antimicrobial properties. Microbes that survive exposure to toxic sewage sludge engage adaptive mechanisms that transform toxins into secondary metabolites.

Blast off!

Browse Other Projects on Experiment

Related Projects

Why do wolverines need snow?

A warming climate in the Arctic is having profound impacts on species that rely on snow and ice, like the polar...

How do we keep wild rhino populations growing during a poaching crisis? The final countdown

African rhinos are of great economic and ecological importance within their range states,but are threatened...

A noninvasive approach to monitor the health of Maine's black bear population

For over 40 years, state biologists have guided black bear management in Maine using data collected from radio...

Backer Badge Funded