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Boise State Researcher Looks At The Economy And Ecology Of The Caterpillar Fungus

Kelly Hopping
Dried caterpillar fungus still attached to its dead host / A fresh fungus sprout.

Boise State assistant professor Kelly Hopping was traveling in Tibet when a friend stopped to buy an odd-looking fungus. This lead Hopping to research the impacts of climate change in the Himalayan region and her findings are startling. Hopping talks to Idaho Matters about the decline of caterpillar fungus and our warming planet.

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