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Deep Bio - Fungi found 740 metres deep in Swedish bedrock
« on: September 30, 2017, 01:48:55 AM »
fossil structure in a crack in granite

http://sciencenordic.com/print/6272

Sebastian Jones

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Re: Deep Bio - Fungi found 740 metres deep in Swedish bedrock
« Reply #1 on: December 11, 2018, 07:00:42 AM »
It appears that the fungi identified in the above post from 2017 are not so unusual. A vast biosphere of bacteria, arches and other micro-organisms lives in the ground. We are familiar with the astonishing diversity found in soil, but that it extends down at least 5km is simply breathtaking.
https://www.theguardian.com/science/2018/dec/10/tread-softly-because-you-tread-on-23bn-tonnes-of-micro-organisms