Uncovering the Hidden Work of Mushrooms | What's Wild!

Journey into the hidden realms of South Carolina's diverse landscapes, where a kingdom of life exists in the form of fungi. Delve into the vital role mushrooms play in maintaining the ecological balance, from their decomposition powers that enrich the soil to their symbiotic relationships with plants. Witness the intricate lifecycle of mushrooms, from microscopic spores to the mesmerizing fruiting bodies that disperse spores for new growth. Discover how these remarkable organisms contribute to the overall health and resilience of ecosystems, ensuring the efficient recycling of nutrients and fostering the web of life.

What’s Wild! is a digital series showcasing South Carolina’s rarest wildlife and the amazing people who protect them.