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I just recently read a great book called The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben [1] that touches on the subject of a social network among trees via a fungal network known as the "Wood Wide Web" [2].

[1] https://www.amazon.com/Hidden-Life-Trees-Communicate_Discove...

[2] https://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/30/world/europe/german-fores...




Came here to post the same. While the book isn't super scientific and lacks certain depth if you already know some things about nature/biology/ecosystems/..., I found it extremely pleasant to read. And it also contains some real 'whaaaat? I had no clue' moments. It's now my go-to book recommendation for anyone who likes e.g. walking in nature but has not much further knowledge of it. And the few people I know who did read it all came back with the same sentiment: 'wow, I have been strolling around in forests half my life but I didn't know half of the things mentioned in this book'.




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