Most trees form an intimate relationship with fungi. Researchers have now shown for the first time how important this partnership is for the growth of trees.
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Scientists uncover how a bacterium, living within a soil-dwelling fungus, protects its host from predatory nematodes.
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Fungi are not the most ordinary microbes; they are the biggest organisms on earth. And we thought microbes […]