Plastic eating fungi

There is very preliminary research that some fungi that decays wood, specifically lignin, may be able to digest some plastics. The researchers haven’t even isolated which fungi is/are responsible so the entire surface of the oceans may be covered in plastic before anything comes of this. But GO TEAM FUNGI!

http://archive.today/2023.07.26-193724/https://www.newscientist.com/article/2384693-wood-munching-fungi-can-break-down-common-type-of-plastic/

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