Wood Beetles Are Nature’s Recyclers – With A Little Help From Fungi

Wood Beetles Are Nature’s Recyclers – With A Little Help From Fungi

Micha? Filipiak, Institute of Environmental Sciences, Jagiellonian University Dead wood-eating beetles, such as termites, can cause damage to residential properties. But they repay humans by performing a priceless service: helping us recycle decomposing dead trees. Decomposition may have an unpleasant ring to it but it is a fundamental process in a functioning ecosystem, ensuring that […]