Mushroom Revival Podcast

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Fungus Farming Ants with Pepijn Kooij

Lots of people have seen videos of leaf cutter ants, the lines of ants carrying leafs on their back to go back to their next, but very few people know what they are actually using those leafs for. Surprising to most, they are actually ant mushroom farmers. They chew up these leafs and grow mycelium off of it to eat. We sit down with world renowned leaf cutter ant expert, Pepijn Kooij to enter their world and learn more about this fungus ant symbiosis.

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 January 30, 2023  1h12m