Largest Organism
The largest organisms found on Earth can be determined according to various aspects of an organism's size, such as: mass, volume, area, length, height, or even genome size. Some organisms group together to form a superorganism (such as ants or bees), but such are not classed as single large organisms. The Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest structure composed of living entities, stretching 2,000 km, but contains many organisms of many species. If the highly criticized 'Gaia Hypothesis' proves true, that would make the earth itself the largest superorganism in this sense, though this is highly improbable. The organism sizes listed are frequently considered "outsized" and are not in the normal size range for the respective group.

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Strange but True: The Largest Organism on Earth Is a Fungus ...
Oct 4, 2007 ... The blue whale is big, but nowhere near as huge as a sprawling fungus in eastern Oregon.
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Largest organisms - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Largest Organisms found on Earth can be determined according to various aspects of organism size, such as: mass, volume, area, length, height, or even ...
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The Largest Organisms - The Largest Organisms on Earth
Giant sequoias, blue whales, Komodo dragons, African elephants all share the distinction of being among the world's Largest Organisms. Find out more about ...
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Living on Earth: The World's Largest Known Organism In Trouble
Feb 1, 2013 ... The world's largest and possibly oldest living organism is Pando, a Quaking Aspen clone in Utah. Karen Mock, Professor of Molecular Ecology ...
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Hail to the World's Largest Organism - New York Times
Dec 21, 1992 ... What a relief! The title of world's Largest Organism may no longer belong to that creepy giant fungus lying under the ground in northern Michigan ...
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Giant Mushroom Largest Living Organism - ABC News
largest living organism ever found. Popularly known as the honey mushroom, the Armillaria ostoyae started from a single spore too small to see without a ...
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The Largest Organism In The World Is A Fungus - KnowledgeNuts
Aug 31, 2013 ... The world's largest living thing isn't an elephant, a whale, or a giant squid---it's a fungus. It lives in the Blue Mountains of Oregon, and it makes ...
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Pando, one of the world's largest living organisms, is dying ...
Oct 30, 2012 ... FISHLAKE NATIONAL FOREST -- This is the home of the gentle giant."Pando," the name given to about 43000 aspen trees connected at the ...
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Giant Fungus | Infoplease.com
Dec 7, 2000 ... Giant fungus is world's largest living organism. ... What is probably the largest living organism on earth has been discovered in the Malheur ...
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Largest organisms - Wikipedia, the free…
The Largest Organisms found on Earth can be determined according to various aspects of organism size, such as: mass, volume, area, length, height, or even genome size.
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Living on Earth: The World's Largest Known Organism In Trouble
Feb 1, 2013 ... The world's largest and possibly oldest living organism is Pando, ... of Molecular Ecology at Utah State University tells host Steve Curwood that ...
USU Scientists Study World's Largest Organism and Why Its in Peril
Sep 30, 2010 ... Can you guess the world largest living organism? ... Utah State University geneticist Karen Mock recently conducted testing of the forest-size ...
Pando, one of the world's largest living organisms, is dying ...
Oct 30, 2012 ... Pando, one of the world's largest living organisms, is dying ... Paul Rogers, the director of the Western Aspen Alliance at Utah State University.
A Nominee for Biggest Organism - New York Times
Dec 15, 1992 ... WHAT is the world's largest living organism? ... what they're hiking through is aspen clones," says Dr. Jeffry Mitton of the University of Colorado.
Giant Mushroom Largest Living Organism - ABC News
... associate professor of integrated forest protection at Oregon State University ... Until now, the largest known organism was another Armillaria ostoyae found in ...
Pando-The World's Largest Organism | Wild About Utah
Sep 3, 2010 ... What we consider to be the world's Largest Organism has changed over ... Recent genetic testing by Dr. Karen Mock of Utah State University ...
Pando (tree) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
During intense fires, the organism survived underground, with its root system ... but generally less than 0.1 ha in size, while in areas of Utah, groups as large as 80 ... Pando was discovered by Burton V. Barnes of the University of Michigan in  ...
Strange but True: The Largest Organism on Earth Is a Fungus ...
Oct 4, 2007 ... Strange but True: The Largest Organism on Earth Is a Fungus ... says biochemist Myron Smith of Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario.
Central Utah's Pando, world's largest living thing, is threatened ...
Oct 7, 2010 ... More recently, Utah State University geneticist Karen Mock wondered if Pando's reputation as the world's largest known organism was ...
IS QUAKING ASPEN GROVE LARGEST ORGANISM? | Deseret News
Nov 26, 1992 ... Three professors at the University of Colorado here contend that a quaking ... south of Salt Lake City may be the world's largest living organism.
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Largest Organisms: Volume, Mass, Height, Length, Organism, ...
Largest Organisms: Volume, Mass, Height, Length, Organism, ...
Frederic P. Miller, Agnes F. Vandome, John McBrewster, 2009
Whether or not this is an actual individual organism, however, is disputed: some tests have indicated that they have the same genetic makeup, but unless its mycelium is fully connected, it is a clonal colony of numerous smaller individuals.
Organisms: Largest Organisms, Organism, List of Long-Living ...
Organisms: Largest Organisms, Organism, List of Long-Living ...
Books, LLC, General Books LLC, 2010
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The First Book of Seconds: 220 of the Most Random, ...
The First Book of Seconds: 220 of the Most Random, ...
Matthew Murrie, Steve Murrie, 2010
However, the two largest living organisms aren't animals. In fact, the second-Largest Organism in the world is a group of trees connected by a common root system. The second-largest living organism on Earth is a 105-acre colony of Aspen ...
Leadership, Ethics, Quality: One Hundred and Six Musings for ...
Leadership, Ethics, Quality: One Hundred and Six Musings for ...
James Ernest Hennessy, 2004
Hail And Farewell - World's Largest Organism "Hail to the World's Largest Organism" The New York Times so headlined an editorial with some glee. They saluted the surpassing of the Michigan Fungus, well connected over thirty acres,  ...
Scaling: Why is Animal Size So Important?
Scaling: Why is Animal Size So Important?
Knut Schmidt-Nielsen, 1984
Let us take a closer look at the enormous size differences among living organisms (Table 1.1). Each single step in this table represents a 1000- fold difference in size, and the total difference between the smallest and Largest Organism ...
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Two Worlds: #278 / The World's Largest Organism
The trees pictured above (actually the "tree" pictured above, called "The Trembling Giant," or the Pando) was hailed by The New York Times in 1992 as the "world's Largest Organism. " The Times' 1992 editorial was prescient in predicting that "scientists .
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Library and Beyond: What IS the largest organism?
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Los Angeles may become largest GMO-free area in the US — RT USA
Los Angeles is considering a ban on the cultivation, sale and distribution of genetically modified organisms, which would make the city the largest GMO-free zone in the US.
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Strange but True: The Largest Organism on Earth Is a Fungus | SuperSci 9.2
The blue whale is big, but nowhere near as huge as a sprawling fungus in eastern Oregon Next time you purchase white button mushrooms at the grocery store, just remember, they may be cute and bite-size but they have a relative out west that occupies some 2,384 acres (965 hectares) of soil in Oregon's Blue…
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Internet Talk Radio | Ripley Radio – Biggest Catfish, Largest Organism & the Smallest Park | WebTalkRadio.net
This week on Ripley Radio, the official radio program of Ripley’s Believe It or Not!, we laugh along with Flathead Ed of Arizona as he tells us how he landed
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Biggest Catfish, Largest Organism & the Smallest Park – all on May 20 Episode of Ripley Radio | Ripleys Newsroom
ORLANDO (May 20, 2013) - This week on Ripley Radio, the official radio program of Ripley’s Believe It or Not!, we laugh along with Flathead Ed of Arizona as he tells us how he landed the largest catfish ever caught in that state, and Mark Ross explains the International tension that has built up around claims of The Smallest Park in the World title. He tells us hands down that Portland, Oregon holds that honor.
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What’s the largest living thing? ~ 8FACT
It’s a mushroom.
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The world’s largest organism | The Hyphal Tip
June 11, 2007basidiomycota, fungibasidiomycota, fungisharpton.
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The World's Largest Organism | Arlene Goldbard
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Sandwalk: The Largest Single Organism on Earth
 The largest known organism is not some giant squid or other cephalopod. It's a stand of quaking aspen in Utah known as Pando.
sandwalk.blogspot.com/2007/03/largest-singleorganism-on-earth.html
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