Oldest fungus?

CaptainMaxMushroom at webcity.ca CaptainMaxMushroom at webcity.ca
Wed Sep 20 10:57:43 EST 2000


Actually, I believe the largest living organism is the aspen?  in
norhtern Canada. They all grow off the same mother root over hundreds
of square miles.





On 19 Sep 2000 18:34:01 +0100, rushwayne at aol.com (RushWayne) wrote:

>We have all read about the fungi that are single 
>organisms and have spread over vast tracts of
>land, vying for the title of largest living
>organism.  I'm wondering if anyone has an estimate
>of how old these giant organisms must be to have
>spread over so much territory.  Perhaps they are
>among the oldest living organisms, in addition to
>the largest. This information in turn might have
>some bearing on the issue of fungal senescence.
>--Rush
>http://www.mycomasters.com/
>"Growing Mushrooms with Hydrogen Peroxide"
>
>

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