In 2001, this article was written re: the use of mushrooms to break down oil and gasoline spills. The process is called mycoremediation and was tested with the Washington State Department of Transportation in a 1998 field experiment. The results were promising.
Paul Stamets is the mycologist from Olympia, Washington who has conducted the research. . . . → Read More: Scientists Finding Fungi a Valuable Ally in Habitat Restoration