A symbiotic relationship between woodpeckers and fungi

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It has been proposed that birds spread fungi to new environment and in return fungi help woodpeckers to soften the tree which help them to dig in easier.

An interesting story is shared at: http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/seriouslyscience/2018/03/02/flashback-friday-woodpeckers-use-wood-eating-fungus-to-make-their-pecking-easier/#.Wu3tpRIrKu4

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