Studies of fungi provide new knowledge of harmful mutations in cells
The results are interesting in terms of both medicine and evolutionary biology.
8 Aug 2019 ⋅ Current Biology
Fungi living in cattail roots could improve our picture of ancient ecoystems
Fungi, which include mushrooms, molds, and yeasts, aren't plants - they're their own separate kind of organism, more closely related to animals than anything green. But almost all land plants have tiny fungi living inside their roots.
8 Aug 2019 ⋅ Mycologia
Fossils: The first fungus among us?
Fungi are crucial components of modern ecosystems and are associated with the earliest signs of life on land.
22 May 2019 ⋅ Nature
Stanford researchers map symbiotic relationships between trees and microbes worldwide
Data collected from over 1 million forest plots reveals patterns of where plant roots form symbiotic relationships with fungi and bacteria.
15 May 2019 ⋅ Nature