Guess what time it is? It's time for the DG County Fair! Now in it's sixth year, enter your blue-ribbon photos or mouth-watering recipes for a chance to win a gift subscription! Click here here to get all the details, dates and entry rules.
Different fungi involved - mycorrhizal fungi are symbiotic fungi associated with the roots of living trees, while decay fungi break down dead wood, making the nutrients in the wood available for other plants. Both are essential components of forest ecosystems, without them, forests would not grow. Yes, it is good to leave dead wood in forests.