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Re: Fungi and tree growth - more important than weather.

Subject: Re: Fungi and tree growth - more important than weather.
From: Wayne Tyson
Date: Jan 16 2022 01:05:04
"Dumb" is refusing to recognize and accept one's ignorance--to portal to
learning. We all have great gulfs of ignorance before us, and the taller we
stand, the more of it we are able to see.

WT

On Sat, Jan 15, 2022 at 3:37 PM PETER THURMAN <uktc@xxxxxx.tree-care.info>
wrote:


There's loads Bill:
E.g.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orobanche

It's an ericaceous plant with no chlorophyll, getting its energy by
parasitising Russula species, which in turn are mycorrhizal with
(mainly) Beech trees. Cue: mind exploding emoji!
The more I find out, the more I realise I was dumber than I thought I
was...
Regards,
Bill
On 1/13/22, Antony Croft <rositsavalleyangling@xxxxxx.com> wrote:
While this is not a revelation, it is another step in the right
direction,
one day mycology will be considered one of the most important of all
areas
of study, and the most interesting, for they are truly gifted organisms,
and no doubt do more work on earth than any other organism.


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