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Monday 5 June 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Fungi

All time
Merlin Sheldrake: 'Fungi are metabolic wizards - they can explore, scavenge and salvage ingeniously'
The biologist and writer shares an extract from his book Entangled Life.
Opinion: Close encounters of the dolphin kind - swimming with Dingle's beloved Fungie
Brian Holmes and Sheila Stokes had the pleasure of spending years with the Dingle dolphin, who became known as Fungie.
Fishermen rescue massive family of 70 dolphins beached in west Kerry
The incident has been described as ‘highly unusual’ by a local expert.
# fungi the dolphin
This soothing video of Fungi the Dolphin will ease you into the week
So soothing.
# warm fuzzies
Touching video of dolphin being rescued off Achill Island
Could this be Fungi’s heir apparent?
# fun with fungi
WATCH: Cheery Fungi the Dolphin plays with boaters in Dingle Bay
Some new footage of our old friend Fungi shows he’s as playful as ever.
# Snap Happy
These are the photos that made us smile in 2013
God knows we all needed a little cheering up occasionally in the past 12 months. Fortunately, there were sometimes camels on the beach…
# kerrygold-en years
Incredible new footage shows age-defying Fungi in flying form
Dingle’s most famous resident is normally a solitary animal, but he’s been splashing about with a couple of old friends for the last few days….
# Fungi
Fungi gave this American couple in Dingle an awful fright
Fungi might be nearing retirement, but he’s pulling out all the stops for The Gathering.
# Dolph Lundgren
Lucky people get up close and personal with Fungi the Dolphin
Fungi feeding, playing, jumping and interacting down in Dingle.
# Co Clare
Swimmers in Clare are being warned "don't swim with this dolphin!"
It follows several incidents in which people were rammed and injured. One woman was medivaced home to Germany after an encounter with the mammal.
# Gross
Scientists map fungi and where you can find it on your body
In an attempt to discover “what is normal” researchers have found that your feet can be home to more than 200 varieties of fungi and recommend flip flops in the locker room.
# Pearl Anniversary
Dingle and Fungi celebrate their 30th anniversary
Do you have a favourite memory of the dancing dolphin?
# faster than lightning
Look how old and wise Fungi is now...
Are you ready for your close up?
# Rumours
Fungi the Dolphin is alive and well
The Internet tried to kill off the Kerry attraction overnight.
# Biodiversity
Over 31,000 different species call Ireland home
The first ever inventory of the country’s biodiversity shows that tens of thousands of different species exist in the country today – but not all of their futures are certain.