Tag Archives: Parasite

A Fungal Oddity

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Decomposition is a quiet and mostly hidden process. Those organisms involved in the business of decomposing generally tend to their job without a lot of fanfare. And yet these ecological heroes play an important role in the natural cycle of … Continue reading

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Willow Galls

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While exploring along the Oregon coast on the last day of March, I noticed that the willow bushes which grew on the lower edge of the hillside were just starting to bare their catkins. One bush in particular caught my … Continue reading

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Mutualistic Symbiotic Relationships of the Maned Wolf

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When thinking of the natural world, we often focus on the fight for survival, the battle of prey versus predator or the competition for available food or territory. And yet there are many examples of different species working together for … Continue reading

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