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Scientists identify new species of crystal-encrusted truffle, thanks to bonobos

Scientists discovered an undescribed species of truffle, thanks to bonobos, who savor the mushrooms. Credit: Alexander Georgiev Mushroom-munching bonobos in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have introduced scientists to…

Scientists identify new species of crystal-encrusted truffle, thanks to bonobos — ScienceDaily

Mushroom-munching bonobos in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have introduced scientists to a new species of truffle. Commonly used by Congolese communities to bait traps for small mammals, Hysterangium…