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Are plants and fungi conscious?
Plants and fungi are conscious.
existed long before
humans walked the planet and survived up to now. This may indicate plants are conscious in that they are conscientious of what they are doing.
Plants and fungi are living. By this essence alone, they should be conscious.
Plants and fungi work together in a
wood wide web
. This level of communication could be considered consciousness.
Plants can be
, everything is conscious.
, and use them to signal stress (
Plants and fungi do not exhibit consciousness like humans and animals do, and therefore cannot be conscious.
is not considered a legitimate discipline.
Without a clear definition of consciousness, we cannot usefully ascribe consciousness to plants and fungi.
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