The Green Planet

The Fungi that Help Trees Talk

Clip: Episode 3 | 2m 57s  | Video has closed captioning.

Fungi is able to link a whole group of trees through their root systems, creating a 'wood wide web' called the Mycorrhizal Network. Using this network, trees are able to pass nutrients, chemical and electrical signals to each other raising the alarm when being attacked.

Aired: 07/20/22

Rating: NR

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