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Fungi Expert Dominique Colbeck

Fungi Expert Dominique Colbeck

A fascinating if wet afternoon looking at the fungi growing within Knockman Wood with expert Dominique Colbeck.

Fungi can form mutually beneficial partnerships with trees and other plants when they are known as Mycorrhizal fungi; They can also break down and feed on dead wood when they are known as Saprotrophic fungi; They can also be parasitic on invertebrates and other fungi.

Fungi can sometimes be identified because the flesh of the fruiting body (the