Sexual Desire in Penicillin-Producing Fungus

Even fungus molds need sex once in a while, provided that scientists set the right mood. Since the initial research into Penicillium chrysogenum, a century ago, it was long believed that the penicillin-producing fungus mold reproduced only by spores.  Spores spread by getting caught in the wind, moving through water, or attaching to the fur