Talking Trees: How Real Life Ents Cooperate With Each Other

Trees Communicate Through Root Sytems and Fungus: Image by Kate Mereand

The Ents: they’re walking, talking trees, and they are a figment of Tolkien’s imagination, right? Not quite. Tree species around the world can cooperate via their fungal friends, and they are connected to each other through a complex web of ecological interrelationships that sounds like it has leaped off of the pages of a fantasy […]