The Hitchhiker’s guide to the soil

Source: Science Daily

The interaction of fungi and bacteria in the transport of viruses in the soil ecosystem has been examined in a recent study. The scientists showed a novel mechanism of viral transport by bacterial shuttles traveling along fungal hyphae. Bacteria thereby benefit from taking along viruses on the conquest of new habitats.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/12/211221102739.htm