A hunt for fungis may bring this orchid back from the edge

If the work is a success, researchers might potentially grow back the types in the wild

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Cooper’s black orchid, a rare, critically endangered species found only in New Zealand, relies on fungi for the nutrients it needs to sprout. Scientists are working to identify the fungi to prevent the flowers from dying out.

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