Who was the first farmer on Earth, over 60,000,000 years ago? Which insect group includes the most invasive and deadly vectors of tree diseases? And which fungi have foregone sex and independence only to become a garden crop that smells like ripe fruit? Welcome to the diverse and bizarre world of the Ambrosia Symbiosis, a symbiosis between wood boring beetles, nutritious fungi, and the omnipresent bacteria!This website is an exchange place for information, resources, and images about the symbiosis. Above all however, this is a meeting place for all who love, fear, or are curious about this amazing biological system.
The Ambrosia Symbiosis