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Blue Collar Fungi

By March 31, 2017Arborist

Considering its critical importance to tree care, it is no surprise that tree care professionals have increased understanding of the living soil. This includes a myriad of soil life that supports a healthy tree, including microscopic beneficial bacteria, fungi, protozoa, nematodes, and a wide variety of soil arthropods and worms. Their numbers in healthy soils are nothing less than staggering. A teaspoon of forest soil can contain miles of fungal filaments and several billion bacteria.