@jameschip

nice! i recently read a paper about fire-loving fungi and bryophytes.

i was quite surprised to learn that bryophytes are among the first organisms to grow in the wake of a fire; helping to stabilise the soil. somehow i had always considered them to be too delicate for such an inhospitable environment.

the paper provided evidence to suggest that fire-loving fungi live inside bryophtyes for part of their life-cycle - with the plants acting as protective capsules during fire events.

@glyph I would like to have a look at that paper if you have a link please.

I too am surprised to hear that as they often need very damp conditions to survive and breed.

They are quite surprising things though!

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