Entomologists: Brazilian Stingless Bee Must Cultivate Special Type of Fungus to Survive

A team of entomologists has discovered that a stingless bee species from Brazil feeds its larvae on a special type of fungus grown in the nest. In a paper published in the journal Current Biology, the team reports the first case of an obligatory relationship between the Brazilian stingless bee (Scaptotrigona depilis) and a fungus [...] —> Read More