Tag: mycorrhizae

The Earth’s Internet: How Fungi Help Plants Communicate

The Earth’s Internet: How Fungi Help Plants Communicate

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 13, 2019

The internet connects more than half of the world’s population through an invisible web of servers, computers, and devices. It has changed our lives in countless ways by allowing otherwise separated people to interact and by providing access to vast amounts of information. But humans aren’t the only organisms on the planet with an invisible […]

Fungi: Death Becomes Them – CrashCourse Biology #39

Fungi: Death Becomes Them – CrashCourse Biology #39

By Micah Moen 100 Comments August 5, 2019

Hello and welcome to the wonderful world of fungi (fuhn-gahy), or fungi (fuhn-jahy). Both are acceptable pronunciations. But I say fungi because it’s fungus. Not fun-jus. Though fun-jus is also fun to say. Fungi are a little bit like plants, and more like animals than you might think. They diverged from protists about a billion […]

The Ecology of Coevolved Species
The Fungi Around Us: Diversity, Ecology & Industrial Applications

The Fungi Around Us: Diversity, Ecology & Industrial Applications

By Micah Moen 0 Comment June 30, 2019

cafe scientifique is a monthly series of expert-led discussions on science and culture presented by the Bell Museum of Natural History for more information about the Bell Museum or to find out about upcoming cafe scientifique programs visit Bell Museum org or find us on Facebook and Twitter hi guys how's it going wooo thanks […]

Community Ecology: Feel the Love - Crash Course Ecology #4

Community Ecology: Feel the Love – Crash Course Ecology #4

By Micah Moen 20 Comments May 15, 2019

لست معلمًا جيدًا إن لم أخبركم بأن الحياة صعبة،وبأن كل شخص يهتمّ بمصلحته الخاصة في العالم. هذه هي سنة الحياة أيها القوم. تعلمون أنني أقول دائمًا إن علم الأحياءيتعلق بالجنس وعدم الموت في جوهره. إن هذين الشيئينأصعب مما نريد بسبب التنافس. هناك كمية محدودة من الموارد على الأرضلذا يدفعنا التطور إلى التنافس عليها، كي نبقى […]