Slime Molds Are Earth's Smallest, Oldest Farmers

Colonies of a bizarre microbial goo have been found practicing agriculture at a scale tinier than any seen before. Animals such as ants, snails and beetles are known to farm fungus. But the slime mold's bacterial-farming trick takes it into a whole new realm.. "If you can pack your food source with you, it's a...

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