Mycorrhizal fungus – Root friends

Originally posted on Bonsaiplace:
The white threads are Michorrizal fungi. Mycorrhizal fungi occurs naturally in soil. They form a close symbiotic relationship with plant roots. They are called mycorrhizae ,from the Greek “mukés”, meaning fungus, and “rhiza,” meaning roots. Mycorrhizae are considered to be in a mutualistic relationship because both organisms benefit. The fungus receives the products of photosynthesis from the plant and is therefore does… Continue reading Mycorrhizal fungus – Root friends

Dinner and demo with Mauro Stemberger – Susquehanna Bonsai Club

Originally posted on Susquehanna Bonsai Club:
Mauro Stemberger. Italian stallion and bonsai extraordinaire! Mauro’s demo on a Rocky Mountain Juniper for the club. Following is from the club newsletter editor Ross Adams: Mauro works as an architect and as a bonsai artist.  He became fascinated with the art of bonsai when he was fourteen and joined the local bonsai club in Feltre, Italy.  During his… Continue reading Dinner and demo with Mauro Stemberger – Susquehanna Bonsai Club