The world's largest organism is dying.
Some say new growth could save this silver-green rootstalk topped by quaking, shield-shape leaves— gust struck, they drop and plate the slope. Skin soft enough to carve with a dull key or pocket knife as JOHNNY ’12 has done near other bark-scarred names. Google it: you’ll learn the aspen share a knotted heart. The Latin translates as “I spread.” Scroll down. You’ll notice Pando makes poor firewood but fine paper, first-rate saunas, where JOHNNY ’12 can sweat near KYLE ’01—strangers loined by small, white towels at a luxury hotel. Cracks along the grain, disease. TRUMP engraved on rotten trunks. Also,