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Cacao leaves have better disease resistance with the help of endophyte fungi. Photo: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/people/phuonglovejesus2782010/">Phong Tran</a>, CC <a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/deed.en">some rights reserved</a>
Cacao leaves have better disease resistance with the help of endophyte fungi. Photo: Phong Tran, CC some rights reserved

Natural Selections: Fungal Lurkers

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Martha Foley and Dr Curt Stager discuss fungal lurkers--fungi that live inside plants. Fungal lurkers are a new discovery and scientists believe that this type of fungus helps the plant it lives on but may harm animals and people.

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