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Fungi make violins sound great

Updated: Sep 3, 2019


According to research from Switzerland, fungus could be the secret to making a ho-hum violin indistinguishable from a Stradivarius — one of the most highly prized violins in the world. Fungi modifies the wood and controls the density of the material. Fungi are the most untapped resource available in nature.

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