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  • Fortunately, as but one example of a phytoremediating organism, there is the white-rot fungus Phlebia radiate, specifically mentioned by New Scientist in a short article about Robert Riggs 'idea for what Subtopia brilliantly referred to as fungoidal bomb-hacking.

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  • Morbid states of passion, the hectic bloom of fever, heady perfumes of the Orient and the tropics; the bitter-sweet blossom of love; forced fruits of the hot-house (_serres chaudes_); the iridescence of standing pools; the fungoidal growths of decay; such are some of the hackneyed metaphors which render the impression of this neo-romantic poetry.

    A History of English Romanticism in the Nineteenth Century

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  • Then, away with interest or increment on or for money! That interest that is society's fungoidal, poisonous blight on society, destroying and prostituting the true virtues or functions of money and rendering it, money's cruel, cancerous curse on money! -- Ambrose Milton Thomas, Plain Economic Facts for all People. New York, Cochrane Publishing Co., 1909, pp. 331-332.

    April 27, 2011