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Cyphomyrmex rimosus garden

Cyphomyrmex rimosus garden

Some Cyphomyrmex grow their edible fungus in yeast form, rather than the more common hyphal sponge. Here, golden clumps of yeast adorn caterpillar droppings the ants have collected. Brackenridge Field Lab, Texas, USA.

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