Re: Predaceous Fungi

Date: Sun Jan 10 1999 - 09:23:06 PST

Date:          Sun, 10 Jan 1999 09:23:06 
Message-Id: <aabcdefg63$foo@default>
Subject:       Re: Predaceous Fungi

Dear Christensen,

> recently it has been learned that a number
> of species of gilled fungi also attack and
> consume the small roundworms known
> as nematodes. The oyster mushroom,
> Pleurotus ostreatus, for example, grows
> on decaying wood (a, b).

The paper in which this stuff was published originally (Science
224:76-78, 1984) is *fifteen* (!) years old. Do you still consider this
as "recent"? Whisky and Cognac of comparable age are usually (and quite
legitimately) sold as very old.

What is the news?

Kind regards

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