Gee Whiz Facts

Eric Grunden egrunden at prairienet.org
Fri Apr 18 14:28:14 EST 1997


In a previous article, jmurphy at TFM.FMNH.ORG (John Jack) Murphy) says:

>Aspen trees clone by suckering - roots from one tree stem sprout up new
>tree stems.  The trees you see within an aspen clone are connected by their
>roots, making the stand a genetic AND physiologically integrated unit.  A

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Yeh, but I could've sworn that I read that this condition only
lasts a couple years and then the connections are broken off.
No?

If not, is the fungi at least still the oldest (if not biggest)
living organism?







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