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The mycoids did something to force the trees 'growth and weaken their structure, giving the vast underground mycoid colonies plenty of rotting cellulose to feed on.
The mycoid had in its own genetic library billions of years of accumulated experience in absorbing information from organisms of every kind: plant or animal, mycoid or bacterium.
Besides his pastoral duties — social as well as spiritual — he had an allotted time for scholarship and study, and he devoted that time to the work of the mycoid research team.
The mycoid sent long tendrils around the package, infiltrating its pores and cracks.
No doubt they bore mycoid travelers, but what these clammy astronauts did in space, and whether this improbable arboreal rocketry was the result of natural selection, or of conscious genetic manipulation by the mycoids — or indeed some other alien — was as yet unclear.
The second is that the intelligent alien is a vast subterranean mycoid — a fungus.
Trepper, the mycoid project team leader, shook his head.