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David Humphries

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a little place to corall images around the interaction of the above


From a collection of environmental photos I caught this morning from the Guardian.........



Ants harvesting fungi


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lets see the relationships you've seen




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I found this inside a Ganoderma resinacium. I think its a fungi flea beetle.

I did have a still image but I have misplaced it. I used my lidl microscope to look at it.


The fruiting body was quite dry by the time this thing had moved in.




interesting Will.



if you turn up the subwoofers way up, you can just make it out screeching.............." heeeeeeeelp me !!!!" :biggrin:





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Fungus-Eating Insects

Fungus-eating arthropods keep fungal growth under control. Moreover, they cycle and release fungal growth nutrients through digestion and excretion of fecal matter. Silverfish are the most prevalent fungus-eating and soil-dwelling insects. These insects live near plant roots to take advantage of the fungus feeding ground that roots supply.




Read more: Beneficial Insects That Help in Increasing Soil Fertility | eHow.co.uk Beneficial Insects That Help in Increasing Soil Fertility | eHow.co.uk

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