There are a number of routes to the great beyond: burial, cremation, cement stockings. Given the options, and what you'll leave behind, devoured by mushrooms might be the most sensible way to go.
New study suggests mushroom spores can make it rain.
Sometimes, it's all too easy to overlook what's really important in life. Countless heroes go unsung as they carry out their important work behind the scenes. Today I would like to take a moment to acknowledge a group of unsung heroes working diligently all over the world: fungi.
Carsten Höller's exhibit on Soma 2010 Carsten Höller, Soma at the Nationalgalerie, Hamburger Bahnhof Until 6 February 2011
Mushrooms were proven back in the late 1990s to be a useful tool in cleaning toxic soil, even soil contaminated by diesel.