Did you know that mushrooms can actually help make it rain? It sounds totally far fetched but take a quick look at this video and you’ll start to understand how spores from mushrooms may be responsible for making it rain.
It all links back to a study done at the end of 2015 that was published in the journal PLOS ONE and conducted by Miami University’s Biology Department.
The video below, created by Minute Earth, looks at the idea in very simple terms and explains what the researchers from the university predict.
They believe that while rain helps to stimulate mushroom growth, the spores released by mushrooms can in turn help to form clouds that make it rain.
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