New discoveries on fungi–praise God for His infinite variety


In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful

Peace be upon you,

God’s design of the heavens and the earth, and the huge number and varieties of species He placed on this planet are signs for people (Quran 16:8-13, 41:53). Shouldn’t natural selection have gotten rid of many of these species? Some are fragile and barely have a reason for hanging around, and others of course man took care of in his indiscriminate selfishness and lack of care of the planetary resources. But God Creates, and God chooses.

In further proof of how little we know, an entirely new branch of fungi (which may double the known kingdom) was recently discovered by British biologists. Praise be to God. How many more such creatures are out there? And how much more do we have yet to learn and discover by God’s leave?

[Quran 16:8] … Additionally, He creates what you do not know.

Knowing God

[Quran 10:61] … Not even an atom’s weight is out of your Lord’s control, be it in the heavens or the earth. Nor is there anything smaller than an atom, or larger, that is not recorded in a profound record.

[Quran 55:10] He created the earth for all creatures.

Article on Masjid Tucson about God’s infinite Variety ( )

On a related note, Submission-World is a website on God’s creations, the beauty and signs around us.



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In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. "Read, in the name of your Lord, who created.* He created man from an embryo. Read, and your Lord, Most Exalted. Teaches by means of the pen. He teaches man what he never knew." [Quran 96:1-5]
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