Blood-Like Seepage at Glacier Brims with Metabolic Oddities

Barry E. DiGregorio
2009 Microbe Magazine  
An Apterostigma dentigerum fungus-growing ant collected in Gamboa, Panama, in her fungus garden. An ant-actinobacterium symbiosis yields an antibiotic that helps protect these gardens against predatory fungi while leaving the cultivated fungi unaffected. (Photo courtesy of Michael Poulsen.
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