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PostPosted: Aug 09, 2018 04:26    Post subject: Fungal etching of garnets?  

From the NYT:

Something Digs Intricate Tunnels in Garnets. Is It Alive? :
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PostPosted: Feb 19, 2020 19:01    Post subject: Re: Fungal etching of garnets?  

Good catch! It would not surprise me. Fungus has been known to uptake heavy metals from the soil they are in, as well as benefit or harm various other species, from humans to plants.

Biosorption of heavy metals using mushroom Pleurotus eous (an oyster mushroom)
http://www.jocpr.com/articles/biosorption-of-heavy-metals-using-mushroom-pleurotus-eous.pdf

How beneficial fungus work with tree systems
https://www.ag.ndsu.edu/publications/lawns-gardens-trees/the-root-of-tree-health-beneficial-fungi
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