[FPSPACE] mushrooms discovered growing on ISS ???????

James Oberg jameseoberg at comcast.net
Thu Nov 20 17:56:24 EST 2008

What's with this Moscow mass media madness in the last few hours about "accidental mushrooms" found growing in a damp corner of the Service Module? Is Lonchakov having a joke? 

Apparently it is about a just-released scientific paper by an IBMP expert on microbial infestations on space stations...

The coverage, however, is a little more sensationalistic...

http://www.gazeta.ru/news/social/2008/11/20/n_1298586.shtml and

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