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yarb commented on the word mycocleptism
I had that episode in mind. Indeed, which of us can say he has been ever and wholly immune to the lure of mycocleptism?
June 3, 2009
mollusque commented on the word mycocleptism
They were referring to ambrosia beetles, but I think the term could be generalized. For example, Frodo Baggins practiced mycocleptism in his youth.
Do you know if the two taxonomists are referring to a human trait, mollusque, or is this meant to describe animal behaviour?
The two taxonomists had identified a completely new ecological phenomenon that they dubbed "mycocleptism," or fungi-stealing.
--Bob Grant, 2009, The Scientist 23(6): 32
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