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Moth quietly meets demise by fungus

Creepy, fascinating, and just plain “wow-inspiring”, fungi that can control the behavior of insects are an incredible story from the files of evolution.  This moth likely met the end of its life at the hand (or mycelium?) of a Cordyceps … Continue reading

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Tropical wolf tree

Every forest has a history. Recently, I was hiking in Costa Rica and I came across this tree far from the edge of the forest.  I was a little surprised to see it.  To me, the tree tells a story about … Continue reading

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Edge of reforestation

The field on the left was used as pasture in the past, but the cows were recently excluded by the fence — sometime in the past 10 years — in an effort to reforest the field.  Some of the plants that are … Continue reading

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