What do bees make honey from (pollen or nectre)? What do
they use the other for?
I have heard there are bees that make honey from decaying flesh. Is this
Sorry for the delayed reply, I hope this is still useful. Bees use nectar to
make honey, and gather pollen for brood production - it has more protein.
They feed developing queens on a mixture of the two. I don't know of any way
honey could be made from decacying flesh, there would be no substantial
amount of sugar.
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