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Mycelium

In this episode, we discussed the fascinating power of fungi and their underground networks, known as mycelium, that enable tree-to-tree communication and give rise to plant intelligence. How comparable are mycelium networks to neural networks?


What is mycelium?


“6 Ways Mushrooms Can Save the World” Paul Stamets TED talk:


Why the interest in mycelium?




How do mycelium facilitate tree communication?


“How Trees Talk to Each Other” Suzanne Simard TED talk: https://www.ted.com/talks/suzanne_simard_how_trees_talk_to_each_other?language=en


“Underground signals carried through common mycelial networks warn neighbouring plants of aphid attack” (2013) Zdenka Babikova https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1111/ele.12115?saml_referrer



Mechanisms of hypha orientation of fungi (2009)


A fascintating book on plant intelligence:



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