Sight from Lake Stechlin (IMAGE) Pensoft Publishers Caption What is in the water? Not only Theodor Fontane had once been fascinated by this sight, when he wrote about his famous lake monster. Sharing his inspiration, scientists wanted to know what fungi can thrive underwater and where exactly. Credit Christian Wurzbacher Usage Restrictions CC-BY 4.0 License Licensed content 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.