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Discover how trees secretly talk to each other using the "wood wide web”

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TREES SECRETLY COMMUNICATE WITH EACH OTHER IN THE FOREST

Imagine an information superhighway that speeds up interactions between a large, diverse population of individuals, allowing individuals who may be widely separated to communicate and help each other out. 

When you walk in the woods, this is all happening beneath your feet. No, we're not talking about the internet, we're talking about fungi. As a result of a growing body of evidence, many biologists have started using the term “wood wide web” to describe the communications services that fungi provide to plants and other organisms.