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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:

“Underground signals carried through common mycelial networks warn neighbouring plants of aphid attack” (2013) Zdenka Babikova

Mechanisms of hypha orientation of fungi (2009)

A fascintating book on plant intelligence:


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