The largest living creature on this planet is a mushroom, and scientists are seeking to understand why

The largest living creature on this planet is a mushroom, and scientists are seeking to understand why

Armillaria ostoyae, commonly known as “honey fungus,” is a virulent root pathogen of pine trees and other woody species (Image source: Myron Smith). With a length of 30 meters and a weight of up to 180 tons, The blue whale is the largest animal known ...
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The Armillaria ostoyae fungus, known generically as “honey fungus,” is a virulent pathogen of roots of pine trees and other woody species (Credit: Myron Smith). With its 30 meters in length and up to 180 tons of weight, the blue whale is the largest ...
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