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When a fungus needs to expand its nutrient-acquiring network of hyphae, it can dig into, say, a grain of rice. How does it drill openings into the grain?

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    $\begingroup$ No a complete answer, but I believe a large part of it is by secreting enzymes to break down the substrate, Another part is likely hydrostatic pressure. $\endgroup$
    – bob1
    Jun 13 at 21:05

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