A Biological Clock: update

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The large fungal colony here is now over four months old and it clearly shows some  of biological clock at work. The mould exhibits some form a periodicity, not unlike the rings that we might find when a tree is cut down, but the fungal rings here develop over a much shorter time period. I can vary the “tick” of the clock by changing the temperature as evidenced by the larger outer ring.

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