Posted on December 14, 2007 by Afarensis, FCD
I’m at home today due to a nasty cold. I hadn’t planned on writing much, but couldn’t resist mentioning this. National Geographic has a story on carnivorous fungi trapped in amber. The find dates to the Cretaceous (~100 MYA).
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Posted on March 11, 2005 by Afarensis, FCD
Some fungi are parasitic, as you can see from the above photo. A fungi has trapped a nematode. Most fungi feed on dead organic matter (and are not photsynthetic).
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