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July 2nd, 2009

Plant-driven Fungal Weathering: Early Stages Of Mineral Alteration At The Nanometer Scale

Abstract:
For the first time, the boundary between fungi and rock has been imaged on a nanoscale -- unraveling the fundamental processes by which fungi break down rocks into soil whilst extracting essential nutrients.

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