Specimen 6b/35-N8 is a giant fungus known for being the world’s most massive and oldest living organism. Located in the Black Forest in Germany, the subterranean mycelium of Specimen 6b/35-N8 stretches over an area of 5,042 square km and weighs as much as 400,000 tonnes. Based on its current growth rate, Specimen 6b/35-N8 is estimated to be over 11,000 years old, making it the subject of ongoing environmental research and debate regarding its perceived intelligence and ability to communicate. (Full article…)
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