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Show More Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds and Shape Our Futures by Merlin Sheldrake.
Bodley Head, 368 pp., £20, September 2020, 978 1 84792 519 0Show More
“... this way? An ant infected by the fungus Ophiocordyceps. Photograph Linden Glendhill, 2011 Merlin Sheldrake has tried imagining it:I found myself underground, surrounded by growing tips surging across one another. Schools of globular animals grazing – plant roots and their hustle – the Wild West of the soil – all those ...”