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Subterranean Network

The arboreal

Subterranean network

Hidden from our sight

For the Tuesday Poetics at dVerse on the subject of Fungi. What we see is just a small part of the world of fungi – they are the forest super highway working amongst the root structures sharing nutrients between trees and themselves, they also send information – a wood wide web!

11 replies on “Subterranean Network”

Wonderful haiku Laura! I am sharing this interesting fact today: A “Armillaria Ostoyae” mushroom, in the Malheur National Forest, in the Strawberry Mountains of eastern Oregon, was found to be the largest fungal colony in the world, spanning an area of 3.5 square miles (2,200 acres; 9.1 km2).

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