Interactions between bacteria and fungi are widespread in nature. New work shows that bacteria not known to have an endofungal lifestyle can take advantage of environmentally resistant fungal structures that are induced by lipopeptides from other bacteria. Diverse bacterial communities can flourish in these refugia to survive stressful conditions.
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