Scientists find toxic fungus near Australia's Great Barrier Reef

This undated handout picture taken by Ray Palmer and released by James Cook University Australia on October 3, 2019 shows Poison Fire Coral fungus growing in Redlynch Valley, a suburb of Cairns. One of the world's deadliest fungi has been discovered in Australia's far north for the first time -- thousands of miles from its native habitat in the mountains of Japan and Korea. (AFP/JAMES COOK UNIVERSITY AUSTRALIA/Ray PALMER)





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