The Dirt Issue: In Depth Infographic: How Mushrooms Clean Up Toxic Messes Share Facebook Twitter Email Share Infographic: How Mushrooms Clean Up Toxic Messes Oil spills don’t stand a chance against the cleansing power of mycelium. Spring 2019 The Dirt Issue TABLE OF CONTENTS In Depth By Reconnecting With Soil, We Heal the Planet and Ourselves How to Turn Dirt Into Soil How Removing Asphalt Is Softening Our Cities Mushrooms: “Nature’s Greatest Decomposers” Infographic: How Mushrooms Clean Up Toxic Messes How to Restore a Million Acres of Strip-Mined Land? Bring in the Elk What Is Mud’s Dirty Little Secret? The Gift of Soil: How Composting Builds Community The Climate Solution Right Under Our Feet How Soil Acts as a Living Witness to Racial Violence Solutions We Love Your New Healthy Habits? They’re Ancient The New Art of Making Friends and Finding Community The Secret to Swaying the Supreme Court How Technology Is Making the World More Accessible Culture Shift Birding Is Booming. So Where Are the Black Birders? How Disaster Movies Reflect Political Extremism—But Now It’s Getting a Little Real The Power of Angry Women 22 Race-Related Films That Will Make You Laugh, Cry, and Think Differently This Is How Borrowing Things From Our Neighbors Strengthens Society Crossword: Tilling the Earth By Tracy Matsue Loeffelholz < 1 MIN READ Apr 8, 2019 Tracy Matsue Loeffelholz is creative director of YES!