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#7 – Mushrooms gave man an alcohol

7 Miracles, which Mushrooms are Capable to Perform!

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One group of mushrooms - yeast - generates energy during fermentation, byproducts of which are carbon dioxide and alcohol.

About 10 thousand years ago, long before the invention of pasteurization and refrigeration, humanity has learned to appreciate the rich nutrients and harmful bacteria free drinks. Some scientists, such as biomolecular archaeologist Patrick McGovern, even believe that our ancestors began to cultivate and store crops, not because they needed more bread, but for alcohol production.

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