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Posts tagged fungal spores

January 12, 2016


woodpecker boring holes

Woodpeckers and Fungus

Woodpeckers and fungi are partners in crime: Woodpeckers spread fungal spores and, in turn, fungi decay wood which woodpeckers bore into in search of food.

August 1, 2006


Valley Fever

In the Southwestern United States, rattlesnakes and mountain lions aren't the only desert inhabitants to watch out for.

September 27, 2003


A Static Fly Trap

The hope is that as the fly walks across the surface, its little body charges up, allowing poisonous spores to stick to its body like metal shavings to a magnet. If this happens, then soon enough, the fly will walk no more.

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