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#fungi

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