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Plants Use An Internet Made of Fungus

January 24, 2017

It's called the "Wood Wide Web." Subscribe to Gross Science! http://bit.ly/1FkxVLb ‖ Twitter! https://twitter.com/gross_science ‖ Tumblr! http://grossscience.tumblr.com/ ↓Want more gross info?↓ Pathways for below-ground carbon transfer between paper birch and Douglas-fir seedlings: http://bit.ly/2kocFzg Defoliation of interior Douglas-fir elicits carbon transfer and stress signalling to ponderosa pine neighbors through ectomycorrhizal networks: http://go.nature.com/2ko1iaS Suzanne Simard’s TED Talk: http://bit.ly/2kodnMW -- Host, Producer, Editor, Animator Anna Rothschild Writer, Researcher Eliza Lehner Camera, Sound Rachel Aviles Special thanks to Dr. Suzanne Simard. GROSS FOOTAGE AND STILLS Original Footage ©WGBH Educational Foundation 2017 Forest waterfall Pond5/ownway POV Looking up through the trees Pond5/Beachfrontprod In forest Pond5/Rozum Blueberry Bush Pond5/capecodvideos fern, forest flower Pond5/leont Time-lapse of growing fly agaric mushroom, RGB + ALPHA matte (720p) Pond5/zygistudio GROSS SFX Jelly Mangling On Plate Freesound/lolamadeus Jelly Wobbling On Plate 1 Freesound/lolamadeus Leaves Freesound/dsoadigital Ice Styrofoam Crackling Foley Freesound/td6d Machine Sucking and Expelling Air Freesound/rob3rt Basket Creak Freesound/sheepfilms SFX Gross Guts Slime Goo Freesound/perel Leather2 Freesound/everheat Tape Pulling Off Surface Freesound/baryy Poof of Smoke Freesound/planman Gross Science is produced by WGBH for PBS Digital Studios



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