Fossilization and other questions...

Eric Grunden egrunden at
Fri Feb 7 01:24:57 EST 1997

Why is the fossil record of insects so good, while the
fossil record of fungi is poor, when they are both made
of chitin?...........

Which came first; plant roots or mycorrhizal symbiosis?

How do the chitinophilic fungi (or mycoparasites) sequester 
chitinase to prevent self-autolyzation?

ever curious..............

The Spirit of Nature, a powerful force,
	belongs and returns to its creative source.
- Excerpted from The Collective Works of Johnny Pokerface -

More information about the Mycology mailing list