TIL of the “Wood Wide Web”, an underground network of fungal threads and other microbes that allows sharing of nutrients between different plant species.

Read more: https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2019/05/wood-wide-web-underground-network-microbes-connects-trees-mapped-first-time

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  1. Something I am interested in is how the exchange works, how does one plant signal it’s needs nutrients and how does a plant “choose” to contribute

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