Mycetosoritis - Alex Wild Photography
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A half meter underground, a small colony of Mycetosoritis hartmanni cultivates their fungus in a garden hung from the chamber ceiling.  The fungus is visible here as the white, stringy material growing between the bits of detritus that the ants have fed to it. 

Smithville, Texas, USA

A half meter underground, a small colony of Mycetosoritis hartmanni cultivates their fungus in a garden hung from the chamber ceiling. The fungus is visible here as the white, stringy material growing between the bits of detritus that the ants have fed to it. Smithville, Texas, USA

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