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Trees Communicate With Each Other Through Underground Fungi

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Suzanne Simard, a professor at the University of British Columbia, reveals the latest findings in the realm of forestry. By studying the ecosystems in a forest, she and her team realized that trees actually communicate between them via underground fungi.

Well, that’s not the sort of communication you’d imagine from humans, but rather a transfer of matter (hence energy) between mother-trees and smaller trees, thus contributing to the diversity of the natural environment to resist illnesses and attacks from bugs or plagues (not humans).

Watch the wonderful video and share your thoughts in the comments section below the article:

[via treehugger]

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