Ant Queen Tends New Fungal Garden (image) Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute Share Print E-Mail Caption Acromyrmex ant queens usually start a new fungal garden with a bit of fungus from their natal nest, but sometimes the end up cultivating another fungal clone. Credit Sophie A.O. Armitage Usage Restrictions Credit: Sophie Armitage Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.