Disclosure of the “Fairy” of Fairy‐Ring‐Forming Fungus Lepista sordida

  title={Disclosure of the “Fairy” of Fairy‐Ring‐Forming Fungus Lepista sordida},
  author={Jae-Hoon Choi and Keiji Fushimi and Nobuo Abe and H. Tanaka and S. Maeda and A. Morita and M. Hara and R. Motohashi and J. Matsunaga and Y. Eguchi and Naomi Ishigaki and D. Hashizume and H. Koshino and Hirokazu Kawagishi},
  • Jae-Hoon Choi, Keiji Fushimi, +11 authors Hirokazu Kawagishi 
  • Published 2010
  • Biology, Medicine
  • ChemBioChem
  • Since the first scientific article about “fairy rings” in 1675 and subsequent studies reviewed in 1884, this phenomenon has been a mystery attributed to “fairies”. The tendency of all fungi to grow outward from the point of germination of the spore results in circular colonies in a widely varying group of fungi. Fairy rings are zones of stimulated grass growth. They appear as more or less continuous, circular bands of turfgrass that are darker green and faster growing than adjacent plants of… CONTINUE READING
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