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Similar however you like to Fairport Convention and Steeleye Span, the creator people of Fungus were Fred Piek (guitar, vocals), Sido Martens (guitars), Kees Maat (piano), and Koos Pakvis were joined up with later on Louis Debij (drums). They combined Dutch and English materials, although Lief Ende Leid, their finest recording, is specialized in the original music of the homeland – an intensive workout in folk rock and roll. After Martens got left to go after a solo profession, he released Property And Drinking water, and developed a method much like Richard Thompson. In 1977, Fungi released the amazing, ironically entitled, Mushrooms, specialized in English music and music. In the next year, Debij as well as the business lead guitarist Arie Graff, departed, departing the rest of the trio, Piek, Pakvis and Rens Truck Der Zalm to documented their final record acoustically, before disbanding in 1980. Fungi sometimes appears as having offered for example to various other Dutch music artists on the neighborhood folk picture, and a little group of rings followed within their footsteps. Piek continued to a single career, as the remainder of Fungi’ personnel produced a comedy music group, The Amazing Strompwa Fels. A Fungi reunion occurred in Oct 1984.

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