Mycorrhizal Reading Group

date presenter title
4/15/14 Sara Sara practiced her talk on her Suillus project.
4/8/14 Marie Marie practiced her presentation for the EBI spring review on April 10.
4/1/14 Jacob A. Russell, Nicole Dubilier and Jennifer A. Rudgers. 2013.
Nature’s microbiome: introduction.
Molecular Ecology 23: 1225–1237.

Matthew G. Bakker, Daniel C. Schlatter, Lindsey Otto-Hanson and Linda L. Kinkel. 2013.
Diffuse symbioses: roles of plant–plant, plant–microbe and microbe–microbe interactions in structuring the soil microbiome.
Molecular Ecology 23: 1571–1583.

Daniel J.P. Engelmoer, Jocelyn E. Behm and E. Toby Kiers. 2013.
Intense competition between arbuscular mycorrhizal mutualists in an in vitro root microbiome negatively affects total fungal abundance.
Molecular Ecology 23: 1584–1593.
3/11/14 Rachel Cheng Gao et al. 2013.
Host plant genus-level diversity is the best predictor of ectomycorrhizal fungal diversity in a Chinese subtropical forest.
Molecular Ecology 22: 3403–3414.

Leho Tedersoo, Mohammad Bahram and Ian A. Dickie. 2014.
Does host plant richness explain diversity of ectomycorrhizal fungi? Re-evaluation of Gao et al. (2013) data sets reveals sampling effects.
Molecular Ecology 23: 992–995.

Cheng Gao et al. 2014.
Host plant richness explains diversity of ectomycorrhizal fungi: Response to the comment of Tedersoo et al. (2014)
Molecular Ecology 23: 996–999
3/4/14 Jennifer Peter Tiffin from the University of Minnesota talked about his work with Medicago and Populus.
2/25/14 Yongjie Alessandro Desiro, Alessandra Salvioli, Eddy L Ngonkeu, Stephen J Mondo, Sara Epis, Antonella Faccio, Andres Kaech, Teresa E Pawlowska and Paola Bonfante. 2014.
Detection of a novel intracellular microbiome hosted in arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi.
The ISME Journal (2014) 8: 257–270.
2/18/14 John Melanie Ghoul, Ashleigh S. Griffin and Stuart A. West. 2014.
Toward an evolutionary definition of cheating.
Evolution 68-2: 318–331.

Katy D. Heath and John R. Stinchcombe. 2014.
Explaining mutualism variation: a new evolutionary paradox?
Evolution 68-2: 309–317.
2/11/14 Jennifer Richard P. Phillips, Edward Brzostek and Meghan G. Midgley. 2013.
The mycorrhizal-associated nutrient economy: a new framework for predicting carbon–nutrient couplings in temperate forests.
New Phytologist 199: 41–51.
2/4/14 Sara Caroline Angelard, Colby J Tanner, Pierre Fontanillas, Helene Niculita-Hirzel, Frederic Masclaux and Ian R Sanders. 2014.
Rapid genotypic change and plasticity in arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi is caused by a host shift and enhanced by segregation.
The ISME Journal (2014) 8, 284–294.

Kui Lin, Erik Limpens, Zhonghua Zhang, Sergey Ivanov, Diane G. O. Saunders, Desheng Mu, Erli Pang, Huifen Cao, Hwangho Cha, Tao Lin, Qian Zhou, Yi Shang, Ying Li, Trupti Sharma, Robin van Velzen, Norbert de Ruijter, Duur K. Aanen, Joe Win, Sophien Kamoun, Ton Bisseling, Rene´ Geurts, Sanwen Huang. 2014.
Similarity among nuclei of an endomycorrhizal fungus.
PLOS Genetics 10(1) e1004078.
1/21/14 Jennifer Colin Averill, Benjamin L. Turner and Adrien C. Finzi. 2014.
Mycorrhiza-mediated competition between plants and decomposers drives soil carbon storage.
Nature doi:10.1038/nature12901
12/3/13 Liangyu Liangyu talked about some of his ongoing work in China
11/16/13 Sydney Shawn P. Brown, Mac A. Callaham Jr, Alena K. Oliver & Ari Jumpponen. 2013. doi:10.1038/nature12901Deep Ion Torrent sequencing identifies soil fungal community shifts after frequent prescribed fires in a southeastern US forest ecosystem. FEMS Microbiol Ecol 86: 557–566.
11/19/13 Gabe Gabe will tell us about his rotation work looking for bacteria in Suillus genomes.
11/12/13 Sara Nhu (via Skype) and Sara report on their latest findings on how different methods recover soil fungi (did you know that root tips recover ~30% EM fungal diversity? The Duke crowd 'begged' a delay in publishing these results - they want to get their papers out before.
11/5/13 Judy Judy will practice her talk for the Entomological Society of America - chemical signaling between brood and workers of the Argentine ant, Linepithema humile.
10/15/13 Sydney Sydney will give practice talks for the Fungus Federation of Santa Cruz (Oct 16) and BAMS (Oct 17)
10/8/13 Sydney Mohammad Bahram, Urmas Koljalg, Pierre-Emmanuel Courty, Abdala G. Diedhiou, Rasmus Kjøller, Sergei Polme, Martin Ryberg, Vilmar Veldre and Leho Tedersoo. 2013.
The distance decay of similarity in communities of ectomycorrhizal fungi in different ecosystems and scales.
Journal of Ecology 101: 1335–1344.
9/10/13 Sydney Joshua Ladau from the Gladstone Institute at UCSF will talk about his research.
9/3/13 Rachel Otso Ovaskainen, Dmitry Schigel, Heini Ali-Kovero, Petri Auvinen, Lars Paulin, Björn Nordén and Jenni Nordén. 2013.
Combining high-throughput sequencing with fruit body surveys reveals contrasting life-history strategies in fungi.
The ISME Journal 7: 1696–1709.[supplimental material]
8/20/13 Rachel Rachel will be switching domains from fungi to bacteria.
7/2/13 Fanny and Gerry Gerry: "Diversity and biogeography of the genus Pluteus in northern California"

Fanny: "Distribution and gene content of chromosomal inversions in incipient species of the fungal species complex Neurospora discreta"
6/25/13 Tom Hirotoshi Sato, Riyou Tsujino, Kazuki Kurita, Kazumasa Yokoyama and Kiyokazu Agata. 2012.
Modelling the global distribution of fungal species: new insights into microbial cosmopolitanism.
Molecular Ecology 21: 5599–5612. [supplimentary material]

Philipp-André Schmidt, Miklós Bálint, Bastian Greshake, Cornelia Bandow, Jörg Römbke, Imke Schmitt. 2013.
Illumina metabarcoding of a soil fungal community.
Soil Biology & Biochemistry 65: 128-132.
6/18/13 Sydney Zdenka Babikova, Lucy Gilbert, Toby J. A. Bruce, Michael Birkett, John C. Caulfield, Christine Woodcock, John A. Pickett and David Johnson. 2013.
Underground signals carried through common mycelial networks warn neighbouring plants of aphid attack.
Ecology Letters 16: 835-843. [appendix]
5/14/13 Nick Bokulich Nicholas A Bokulich, Sathish Subramanian, Jeremiah J Faith, Dirk Gevers, Jeffrey I Gordon, Rob Knight, David A Mills & J Gregory Caporaso. 2013.
Quality-filtering vastly improves diversity estimates from illumina amplicon sequencing.
Nature Methods 10(1): 57-60.

Nick Bokulich from UC Davis talks about his work on the microbiological communities of wine along with the molecular tools he's developed for studying fungi using Illumina technology.
12/11/12 Rachel Rachel will talk about some ecological analyses she's been working on.
12/4/12 Todd Jason D. Hoeksema, Jesus Vargas Hernandez, Deborah L. Rogers, Luciana Luna Mendoza and John N. Thompson. 2012.
Geographic divergence in a species-rich symbiosis: interactions between Monterey pines and ectomycorrhizal fungi.
Ecology 93(10): 2274–2285.
11/8/12 Chris HS Chris will present a summary of what he's been doing in the Taylor lab since June.
10/30/12 Will Will would like feedback on his NSF proposal. If time permits, the following paper will also be discussed.

Jonathan M. Plett, Minna Kemppainen, Shiv D. Kale, Annegret Kohler, Vale´rie Legue´, Annick Brun, Brett M. Tyler, Alejandro G. Pardo and Francis Martin. 2011.
A secreted effector protein of Laccaria bicolor Is required for symbiosis development.
Current Biology 21: 1197–1203. DOI 10.1016/j.cub.2011.05.033
10/22/2012 Chris HS Jeremiah W. Busch, Simon Joly and Daniel J. Schoen. 2011.
Demographic signatures accompanying the evolution of selfing in Leavenworthia alabamica.
Molecular Biology and Evolution 28(5):1717–1729. 2011 doi:10.1093/molbev/msq352

Jeremiah W. Busch and Lynda F. Delph. 2012.
The relative importance of reproductive assurance and automatic selection as hypotheses for the evolution of self-fertilization.
Annals of Botany 109: 553–562. doi:10.1093/aob/mcr219.
10/16/2012 Sara Brian J. Pickles, David R. Genney, Ian C. Anderson and Ian J. Alexander. 2012.
Spatial analysis of ectomycorrhizal fungi reveals that root tip communities are structured by competitive interactions.
Molecular Ecology (2012) doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2012.05739.x
10/9/2012 Rachel Rachel spoke about proposing a project and hosting a discussion about results from air fungi in the teaching labs.
10/1/2012 Pierre Rose L. Andrew, Katherine L. Ostevik, Daniel P. Ebert and Loren H. Rieseberg. 2012.
Adaptation with gene flow across the landscape in a dune sunflower.
Molecular Ecology 21: 2078–2091.
9/25/2012 Rachel Jay T. Lennon, Zachary T. Aanderud, B. K. Lehmkuhl and Donald R. Schoolmaster, Jr. 2012.
Mapping the niche space of soil microorganisms using taxonomy and traits.
Ecology 93(8): 1867–1879.
9/18/2012 Sara Sara will be giving a practice talk for the Soil Metagenomics 2012 meeting in Illinois.
9/11/2012 Sydney Peter Kennedy et al. 2012.
Scaling up: examining the macroecology of ectomycorrhizal fungi.
Molecular Ecology 21: 4151–4154.

Leho Tedersoo et al. 2012.
Towards global patterns in the diversity and community structure of ectomycorrhizal fungi.
Molecular Ecology 21: 4160–4170.
6/25/2012 Jennifer Jennifer will give her practice talk for MSA.
5/21/2012 Rachel Rachel will talk about her latest indoor air data.
5/14/2012 Ian Ian will give us an update on and preliminary results of his research on silver nanoparticles and their effect on pine seedling growth.
5/7/2012 Rachel Rakel Blaalid et al. 2012.
Changes in the root-associated fungal communities along a primary succession gradient analysed by 454 pyrosequencing.
Molecular Ecology 21: 1897–1908.
4/23/2012 Sara Jones et al. 2012.
The genomic basis of adaptive evolution in threespine sticklebacks.
Nature 484: 55-61. [Jones commentary]
4/16/2012 Liang Yu LiangYu. 2012.
Relationship between plant diversity and AMF diversity in grassland ecosystems.
4/9/2012 Else and Nhu Tanesake 2012.
Colonizing success of saprotrophic and ectomycorrhizal basidiomycetes on islands.
Mycologia 104: 345-352.
3/26/12 Rachel Richard Splivallo, Nayuf Valdez, Nina Kirchhoff, Marta Castiella Ona, Jean-Pierre Schmidt, Ivo Feussner and Petr Karlovsky. 2012.
Intraspecific genotypic variability determines concentrations of key truffle volatiles.
New Phytologist doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2012.04077.x
3/5/2012 Rachel Steven W Kembel, Evan Jones, Jeff Kline, Dale Northcutt, Jason Stenson, Ann M Womack, Brendan JM Bohannan, G Z Brown and Jessica L Green. 2012.
Architectural design influences the diversity and structure of the built environment microbiome.
The ISME Journal (2012) 1–11.

Courtney Humphries 2012.
The microbial ecology of buildings gets a boost from a foundation and researchers trying to better understand the invisible communities in our homes, hospitals, and workspaces.
Science 335: 648-650.
2/27/2011 John Taylor Timothy Y. James and Mary L. Berbee. 2011.
No jacket required – new fungal lineage defies dress code.
Bioessays 34: 94–102.

Meredith D. M. Jones, Irene Forn, Catarina Gadelha, Martin J. Egan, David Bass, Ramon Massana & Thomas A. Richards. 2011.
Discovery of novel intermediate forms redefines the fungal tree of life.
Nature doi:10.1038/nature09984.

Enrique Lara, David Moreira and Purificación Lopez-García. 2010.
The environmental clade LKM11 and Rozella form the deepest branching clade of fungi.
Protist 161: 116–121.
2/20/2011 Tom D. Lee Taylor, Ian C. Herriott, Kelsie E. Stone, Jack W. McFarland, Michael G. Booth and Mary Beth Leigh. 2010.
Structure and resilience of fungal communities in Alaskan boreal forest soils.
Can. J. For. Res. 40: 1288–1301.
2/13/2012 Tom Rasmus Kjøller, Lars-Ola Nilsson, Karin Hansen, Inger Kappel Schmidt, Lars Vesterdal and Per Gundersen. 2012.
Dramatic changes in ectomycorrhizal community composition, root tip abundance and mycelial production along a stand-scale nitrogen deposition gradient.
New Phytologist (2012) doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2011.04041.x. [supplimentary info]
2/6/2012 Sydney Ylva Lekberg, Tim Schnoor, Rasmus Kjøller, Sean M. Gibbons, Lars H. Hansen, Waleed A. Al-Soud, Søren J. Sørensen and Søren Rosendahl. 2012.
454-sequencing reveals stochastic local reassembly and high disturbance tolerance within arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities.
Journal of Ecology 100: 151–160. [supplimentary table] [supplimentary figures]
1/30/2012 Todd Martin Ryberg and P. Brandon Matheny. 2012.
Asynchronous origins of ectomycorrhizal clades of Agaricales.
Proceedings of the Royal Society B Biological Sciences doi: 10.1098/rspb.2011.2428.[supplimentary info]
1/26/2012 Sara Lucie Vincenot et al 2011.
Extensive gene flow over Europe and possible speciation over Eurasia in the ectomycorrhizal basidiomycete Laccaria amethystina complex.
Molecular Ecology doi: 10.1111/j.1365-294X.2011.05392.x.
1/6/12 Sara Ian A. Dickie, Tadashi Fukami, J. Paula Wilkie, Robert B. Allen and Peter K. Buchanan. 2011.
Do assembly history effects attenuate from species to ecosystem properties? A field test with wood-inhabiting fungi.
Ecology Letters doi: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2011.01722.x. [supplimentary info]
12/16/2011 Sara Benjamin E Wolfe and Anne Pringle. 2011.
Geographically structured host specificity is caused by the range expansions and host shifts of a symbiotic fungus.
The ISME Journal: 1–11, doi:10.1038/ismej.2011.155.
12/8/2011 Nhu Tera Galante, Thomas Horton and Dennis Swaney. 2011.
95% of basidiospores fall within 1 m of the cap: a field- and modeling-based study.
Mycologia 103(6): 1175–1183. DOI: 10.3852/10-388
12/1/2011 Tom Dr. Xiang-Hua Wang is visiting from China and will talk about her work.
11/3/2011 Ian Yuan Yuan Song, Ren Sen Zeng, Jian Feng Xu, Jun Li, Xiang Shen and Woldemariam Gebrehiwot Yihdego. 2010.
Interplant communication of tomato plants through underground common mycorrhizal networks.
PLoS ONE 5(10): e13324. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0013324.
10/27/2011 Else Daniel C. Eastwood, et al. 2011.
The plant cell wall - decomposing machinery underlies the functional diversity of forest fungi.
Science 333 (762) DOI: 10.1126/science.1205411.[supplimentary info]
10/20/2011 Todd Peter B. Adler, et al. 2011. Productivity is a poor predictor of plant species richness.
Science 333, 1750 (2011); DOI: 10.1126/science.1204498

Michael R. Willig. 2011. Biodiversity and productivity.
Science 333, 1709 (2011); DOI: 10.1126/science.1212453

Cameron Wagg, Jan Jansa Bernhard Schmid and Marcel G. A. van der Heijden. 2011.
Belowground biodiversity effects of plant symbionts support aboveground productivity.
Ecology Letters 14: 1001-1009.
10/14/2011 Sydney Sarah E. Haas, Mevin B. Hooten, David M. Rizzo and Ross K. Meentemeyer. 2011.
Forest species diversity reduces disease risk in a generalist plant pathogen invasion.
Ecology Letters doi: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2011.01679.x.
10/6/2011 Nhu Valentin Queloz, Thomas N. Sieber, Ottmar Holdenrieder, Bruce A. McDonald and Christoph R. Grünig. 2011.
No biogeographical pattern for a root-associated fungal species complex.
Global Ecology and Biogeography 20: 160–169.
9/29/2011 Sara Thomas W. Crowther, Lynne Boddy and T. Hefin Jones. 2011.
Outcomes of fungal interactions are determined by soil invertebrate grazers.
Ecology Letters doi: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2011.01682.x
9/15/2011 Sara E. Toby Kiers, Marie Duhamel, Yugandhar Beesetty, Jerry A. Mensah, Oscar Franken, Erik Verbruggen, Carl R. Fellbaum, George A. Kowalchuk, Miranda M. Hart, Alberto Bago, Todd M. Palmer, Stuart A. West, Philippe Vandenkoornhuyse, Jan Jansa, Heike Bücking. 2011. Reciprocal rewards stabilize cooperation in the mycorrhizal symbiosis. Science 333, 880. DOI: 10.1126/science.1208473. [supplimental info]

Marc-André Selosse and François Rousset. 2011. The plant-fungal marketplace. Science 333, 828 DOI: 10.1126/science.1210722.
9/8/2011 Tom Brian J. Pickles, David R. Genney, Jacqueline M. Potts, Jack J. Lennon, Ian C. Anderson and Ian J. Alexander. 2010. Spatial and temporal ecology of Scots pine ectomycorrhizas. New Phytologist 186(3): 755–768. [supplimentary info]
6/1/2011 Mia Maltz Development of a plant bioassay for determining bioamendment mediated decreases in soil toxicity. Mia will also talk and about her research on fungi in Ecuador.
5/11/2011 Rachel Rachel will talk about the project she's working on for her post-doc: Microbial communities of indoor air. She'll go through the protocol that we've developed and then send each of you home with some sampling to do of your own.
5/4/2011 Sydney Noah Fierer and Jay T. Lennon. 2011.
The generation and maintenance of diversity in microbial communities.
American Journal of Botany 98(3): 439–448.
4/27/2011 Else Eva Bellemain, Tor Carlsen, Christian Brochmann, Eric Coissac, Pierre Taberlet and Håvard Kauserud. 2010.
ITS as an environmental DNA barcode for fungi: an in silico approach reveals potential PCR biases.
BMC Microbiology 10:189. doi:10.1186/1471-2180-10-189.
4/20/2011 Else Zong-Xin Ren, De-Zhu Li, Peter Bernhardt and Hong Wanga. 2011.
Flowers of Cypripedium fargesii (Orchidaceae) fool flat-footed flies (Platypezidae) by faking fungus-infected foliage.
PNAS www.pnas.org/cgi/doi/10.1073/pnas.1103384108.
4/13/2011 Tom & Kabir Tom and Kabir will discuss their sampling scheme etc. for their 'dimensions' grant.
4/6/2011 Nhu Nhu will give a presentation about his research (with the idea of getting your suggestions).
3/30/2011 Peter (via Skype from Mexico) Peter G. Kennedy, Logan M. Higgins, Rachel H. Rogers and Marjorie G. Weber. 2011.
Linking ectomycorrhizal fungal competition and succession: evidence of life-stage dependent competitive outcomes.
in prep
3/16/2010 Jennifer Leho Tedersoo, R. Henrik Nilsson, Kessy Abarenkov, Teele Jairus, Ave Sadam, Irja Saar, Mohammad Bahram , Eneke Bechem, George Chuyong and Urmas Koljalg. 2010.
454 Pyrosequencing and Sanger sequencing of tropical mycorrhizal fungi provide similar results but reveal substantial methodological biases.
New Phytologist 188: 291–301.[supplemental information] [tables]
3/9/2011 Rachel Marti J. Anderson, Thomas O. Crist, Jonathan M. Chase, Mark Vellend, Brian D. Inouye, Amy L. Freestone, Nathan J. Sanders, Howard V. Cornell, Liza S. Comita, Kendi F. Davies, Susan P. Harrison, Nathan J. B. Kraft, James C. Stegen and Nathan G. Swenson. 2010.
Navigating the multiple meanings of β diversity: a roadmap for the practicing ecologist.
Ecology Letters doi: 10.1111/j.1461-0248.2010.01552.x.
3/2/2011 Sydney Devon J Mohamed and Jennifer BH Martiny. 2011.
Patterns of fungal diversity and composition along a salinity gradient.
The ISME Journal 5: 379–388. [supplemental information]
2/23/2011 Kabir Kabir G. Peay, Melinda Belisle and Tadashi Fukami. 2011.
Phylogenetic relatedness and the strength of priority effects in nectar yeast communities.
in prep.
2/16/2011 Todd Sara Branco. 2010.
Serpentine soils promote ectomycorrhizal fungal diversity.
Molecular Ecology 19 (24): 5566–5576.
2/10/2011 Else Brian H. Seitzman et al. 2010.
Conservation of biotrophy in Hygrophoraceae inferred from combined stable isotope and
phylogenetic analyses.
Mycologia (in press) doi:10.3852/10-195.
2/3/2011 Mia

Donald J. Herman, Mary K. Firestone, Erin Nuccio and  Angela Hodge. 2012.
Interactions between an arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus and a soil microbial community mediating litter decomposition.
FEMS Microbial Ecology Volume 80 (1): 236–247.

1/26/2011 Nhy Debra A. Brock, Tracy E. Douglas, David C. Queller and Joan E. Strassmann. 2011.
Primitive agriculture in a social amoeba.
Nature 469: 393-396. doi:10.1038/nature09668
1/21/2011 Tom Filipa Cox, Nadia Barsoum, Erik A. Lilleskov and Martin I. Bidartondo. 2010.
Nitrogen availability is a primary determinant of conifer mycorrhizas across complex environmental gradients.
Ecology Letters 13: 1103–1113.

Filipa Cox, Nadia Barsoum, Martin I. Bidartondo, Isabella Børja, Erik A. Lilleskov, Lars O. Nilsson, Pasi Rautio, Kathy Tubby and Lars Vesterdal. 2010.
A leap forward in geographic scale for forest ectomycorrhizal fungi.
Annals of Forest Science 67(2) (2010). doi: 10.1051/forest/2009107. [supplimentary data]

12/10/2010 none no mrg this week due the PMB holiday party
12/3/2010 none no mrg this week due to the Fungus Fair
11/19/2010 Else Timothy D. Rotheray, Matthew Chancellor, T. Hefin Jones and Lynne Boddy. 2010.
Grazing by collembola affects the outcome of interspecific mycelial interactions of cord-forming basidiomycetes.
Fungal Ecology doi:10.1016/j.funeco.2010.09.00
11/12/2010 Todd

Barbara Drigo, Agata S. Pijl, Henk Duyts, Anna M. Kielak, Hannes A. Gamper, Marco J. Houtekamer, Henricus T. S. Boschker, Paul L. E. Bodelier, Andrew S. Whiteley, Johannes A. van Veen and George A. Kowalchuk. 2010.
Shifting carbon flow from roots into associated microbial communities in response to elevated atmospheric CO2.
PNAS 107(24): 10938-10942.

USDA plant image website

11/5/2010 Sydney This week MRG will be critiquing Sydney's proposal for the NSF GRFP (graduate research fellowship program).
10/29/2010 Else Henrik H. De Fine Licht, Morten Schiøtt, Ulrich G. Mueller and Jacobus J. Boomsma. 2010.
Evolutionary transitions in enzyme activity of ant fungus gardens.
Evolution 64: 2055-2069.
10/22/2010 Jennifer Jen will present some data from her work in Panama.
10/15/2010 Nhu Nancy A. Moran and Tyler Jarvik. 2010.
Lateral transfer of genes from fungi underlies carotenoid production in aphids.
Science 328: 624-627.
10/8/2010 Anthony Havard Kauserud, Einar Heegaard, Rune Halvorsen, Lynne Boddy, Klaus Høiland and Nils Chr. Stenseth. 2010.
Mushroom’s spore size and time of fruiting are strongly related: is moisture important?
Biology Letters doi:10.1098/rsbl.2010.0820. [supporting material]
10/1/2010 Tom Bruns Krista L. McGuire, Elizabeth Bent, James Borneman, Arundhati Majumder, Stephen D. Allison and Kathleen K. Treseder. 2010.
Functional diversity in resource use by fungi.
Ecology 91(8): 2324–2332.
[appendix A] [appendix B]
5/28/2010 Yosemite trip with David Read.
5/21/2010 Todd Ivan P. Edwards and Donald R. Zak. 2010.
Phylogenetic similarity and structure of Agaricomycotina communities across a forested landscape.
Molecular Ecology 19: 1469–1482.
4/30/2010 Jennifer Buee, M., Murat, C., Morin, E., Nilsson, R.H., Uroz, S., Martin, F. 2009.
454 Pyrosequencing analyses of forest soils reveal an unexpectedly high fungal diversity.
New Phytologist 184: 449-456.
4/23/2010 Tom Madsen Bin Wang, Li Huey Yeun, Jia-Yu Xue, Yang Liu, Jean-Michel Ané and Yin-Long Qiu.2010.
Presence of three mycorrhizal genes in the common ancestor of land plants suggests a key role of mycorrhizas in the colonization of land by plants.
New Phytologist (2010) 186: 514–525.
4/16/2010 Kabir Paila P. Partida-Martinez and Christian Hertweck. 2005.
Pathogenic fungus harbours endosymbiotic bacteria for toxin production.
Nature 437: 884-888.

Nicole M. Gerardo, Sarah R. Jacobs, Cameron R. Currie, Ulrich G. Mueller. 2006.
Ancient Host–Pathogen Associations Maintained by Specificity of Chemotaxis and Antibiosis.
PLOS Biology 4 (8) e235.
4/2/2010 Else

Duur K. Aanen, Henrik H. de Fine Licht, Alfons J. M. Debets, Niels A. G. Kerstes, Rolf F. Hoekstra and Jacobus J. Boomsma. 2009.
High symbiont relatedness stabilizes mutualistic cooperation in fungus-growing termites.
Science 326: 1103-1106. DOI: 10.1126/science.1173462.

T. Nobre, P. Eggleton and D. K. Aanen. 2010.
Vertical transmission as the key to the colonization of Madagascar by fungus-growing termites?
Proceedings of the Royal Society B 277: 359–365.

3/19/2010 Tom Bruns Christopher M. Sthultz, Thomas G. Whitham, Karla Kennedy, Ron Deckert and Catherine A. Gehring. 2009.
Genetically based susceptibility to herbivory influences the ectomycorrhizal fungal communities of a foundation tree species.
New Phytologist 184: 657–667.
3/5/2010 all "Blitz" Friday: list of chosen papers
2/26/2010 Todd Osmundson Hobbie EA and Agerer R. 2010.
Nitrogen isotopes in ectomycorrhizal sporocarps correspond to belowground exploration types.
Plant & Soil 327: 71-83.
2/19/2010 Anthony

Erica Lumini, Alberto Orgiazzi, Roberto Borriello, Paola Bonfante and Valeria Bianciotto. 2009.
Disclosing arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal biodiversity in soil through a land-use gradient using a pyrosequencing approach.
Environmental Microbiology DOI 10.1111/j.1462-2920.2009.02099.x.

2/12/2010 Nhu Nguyen Nhu will talk about a pot of dirt with spores in it (trees too).
2/5/2010 Tad Fukami

Fukami, Tadashi; Dickie, Ian; Wilkie, J. Paula; Paulus, Barbara; Park, Duckchul; Roberts, Andrea; Buchanan, Peter and Allen, Robert. 2010.
Assembly history dictates ecosystem functioning: evidence from wood decomposer communities.
Ecology Letters ELE-00968-2009.R1

1/22/2010 Else

Heather E. Hallen, Hong Luo, John S. Scott-Craig and Jonathan D. Walton. 2007.
Gene family encoding the major toxins of lethal Amanita mushrooms.
PNAS 104(48): 19097-19101.

12/18/2009 Anthony Leho Tedersoo, Ave Sadam, Milton Zambrano, Renato Valencia and Mohammad Bahram. 2009.
Low diversity and high host preference of ectomycorrhizal fungi in Western Amazonia, a neotropical biodiversity hotspot
The ISME Journal doi:10.1038/ismej.2009.13.
12/4/2009 Nicole Kevin J. Beiler, Daniel M. Durall, Suzanne W. Simard, Sheri A. Maxwell and Annette M. Kretzer. 2009.
Architecture of the wood-wide web: Rhizopogon spp. genets link multiple Douglas-fir cohorts.
New Phytologist doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2009.03069.x
11/20/2009 Kabir Kabir will give a practice talk for an upcoming job interview - "Getting at the roots of fungal diversity: Spore dispersal and mycorrhizal community assembly on host tree islands".
10/23/2009 Tom Madsen YukawaYuki Ogura-Tsujita, Gerhard Gebauer, Toshimasa Hashimoto, Hidetaka Umata and Tomohisa. 2009.
Evidence for novel and specialized mycorrhizal parasitism: the orchid Gastrodia confusa gains carbon from saprotrophic Mycena.
Proceedings of the Royal Society B . 276: 761-767.
10/16/2009 Kabir Jeri Lynn Parrent, Timothy Y James, Rimvydas Vasaitis and Andrew FS Taylor. 2009.
Friend or foe? Evolutionary history of glycoside hydrolase family 32 genes encoding for sucrolytic activity in fungi and its implications for plant-fungal symbioses.
BMC Evolutionary Biology 9: 148. doi:10.1186/1471-2148-9-148.
10/9/2009 Matt Whiteside Quantum dots: A new nanotechnological tool for assessing nutrient dynamics in natural
systems. Matt is a PhD student from Kathleen Treseder's lab at UC Irvine.
10/2/2009 Louise Comas She is from Penn State and on sabbatical in Davis this semester. She will talk.
9/18/2009 Else

Sunshine A. Van Bael, Hermógenes Fernández-Marín, Mariana C. Valencia, Enith I. Rojas, William T. Wcislo and Edward A. Herre. 2009.
Two fungal symbioses collide: endophytic fungi are not welcome in leaf-cutting ant gardens.
Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 276: 2419-2426.

9/11/2009 Val

Stéphane Le Crom, Wendy Schackwitz, Len Pennacchio, Jon K. Magnuson, David E. Culley, James R. Collett, Joel Martin, Irina S. Druzhinina, Hugues Mathis, Frédéric Monot, Bernhard Seiboth, Barbara Cherry, Michael Rey, Randy Berka, Christian P. Kubicek, Scott E. Baker, and Antoine Margeot. 2009.
Tracking the roots of cellulase hyperproduction by the fungus Trichoderma reesei using massively parallel DNA sequencing.
PNAS doi: 10.1073/pnas.09058481.

9/4/2009 Shannon "The role of AMF in plant adaptation to serpentine soils" - a practice talk.
8/28/2009 Tom Bruns Sietse van der Linde, Ian J. Alexander and Ian C. Anderson. 2009.
Spatial distribution of sporocarps of stipitate hydnoid fungi and their below ground mycelium.
FEMS Microbiology Ecology 69: 344–352.
8/21/2009 Nicole Fay A. Collier and Martin I. Bidartondo. 2009.
Waiting for fungi: the ectomycorrhizal invasion of lowland heathlands.
Journal of Ecology doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2745.2009.01544.x.
8/14/2009 Susana Gonçalves Evidence of adaptive tolerance to nickel in isolates of Cenococcum geophilum from serpentine soils.
7/10/2009 Nick and Nicole MSA practice talks:

Nick: Linking small scale soil chemical variability to fungal niche preference.

Nicole: Mycorrhizal specialization and its role in the evolution of myco-heterotrophy.
6/26/2009 Todd Osmundson Batch submission of fungal ITS sequences to GenBank: a tutorial. [Barcode Submission Tutorial.doc]
6/19/2009 at Alamere Falls.
6/12/2009 Todd DeSantis Todd DeSantis et al. from LBL will talk about automatic classification of ITS sequences.
6/5/2009 Tom Bruns

Emmanuel Defossez, Marc-André Selosse, Marie-Pierre Dubois, Laurence Mondolot, Antonella Faccio,  Champlain Djieto-Lordon, Doyle McKey and Rumsaïs Blatrix. 2009.
Ant-plants and fungi: a new threeway symbiosis.
New Phytologist 182: 942-949.

Alain Dejean, et. al.2009.
Arboreal ants build traps to capture prey.

[ant movie 1][ant movie 2] [ant movie 3] [ant tree]

5/29/2009 at the Faculty Club
5/22/2009 Nick Håkan Wallander, Carl-Magnus Mörth and Reiner Giesler. 2009.
Increasing abundance of soil fungi is a driver for 15N enrichment in soil profiles along a chronosequence undergoing isostatic rebound in northern Sweden.
Oecologia 160: 87-96.

Jordan R. Mayor, Edward A. G. Schuur and Terry W. Henkel. 2009.
Elucidating the nutritional dynamics of fungi using stable isotopes.
Ecology Letters 12: 171–183.

John E. Hobbie et al. 2009.
Mycvorrhizal fungi suppy nitrogen to host plants in Arctic tundra and boreal forests: 15N is the key signal.
Candian Journal of Microbiology 55: 84-94.
5/15/2009 Jennifer Christian L. Lauber, Robert L. Sinsabaugh and Donald R. Zak. 2009.
Laccase gene composition and relative abundance in Oak forest soil is not affected by short-term Nitrogen fertilization.
Microbial Ecology 57: 50-57.
5/8/2009 Nicole Nicole will practice the talk she is going to give at the SOMA meeting on May 21 (Sonoma Mycological Association). Title: "When fungi host plants: unraveling the role of mycorrhizal specificity in myco-heterotrophic plants".
5/1/2009 Tom Madsen

Ingrid Kottke, Ingeborg Haug, Sabrina Setaro, Juan Pablo Suraez, Michael Weiß, Markus Preußing, Martin Nebel, Franz Oberwinkler. 2008.
Guilds of mycorrhizal fungi and their relation to trees, ericads, orchids and liverworts in a neotropical mountain rain forest.
Basic and Applied Ecology 9: 13-23.

4/24/2009 Val Matthew D. Whiteside, Kathleen K. Treseder, and Peter R. Atsatt. 2009.
The brighter side of soils: Quantum dots track organic nitrogen through fungi and plants.
Ecology 90(1): 100–108.
4/10/2009 Nicole Gwen-Aëlle Grelet, David Johnson, Eric Paterson, Ian C. Anderson and Ian J. Alexander. 2009.
Reciprocal carbon and nitrogen transfer between an ericaceous dwarf shrub and fungi isolated from Piceirrhiza bicolorata ectomycorrhizas.
New Phytologist 182: 359-366.
4/3/2009 Anthony Elizabeth K. Seifert, James D. Bever and John L. Maron. 2009.
Evidence for the evolution of reduced mycorrhizal dependence during plant invasion.
Ecology 90: 1055-1062.
3/27/2009 no MRG due to spring break
3/20/2009 Nhu Martin Ryberg, Erik Kristiansson, Elisabet Sjökvist and R. Henrik Nilsson. 2009.
An outlook on the fungal internal transcribed spacer sequences in GenBank and the introduction of a web-based tool for the exploration of fungal diversity.
New Phytologist 181: 471–477.

R. Henrik Nilsson, Erik Kristiansson, Martin Ryberg, Nils Hallenberg and Karl-Henrik Larsson. 2008.
Intraspecic ITS variability in the kingdom Fungi as expressed in the international sequence databases and its implications for molecular species identication.
Evolutionary Bioinformatics 4: 193–201.
3/13/2009 Vincent

James D. Bever, Sarah C. Richardson, Brandy M. Lawrence, Jonathan Holmes and Maxine Watson. 2009.
Preferential allocation to beneficial symbiont with spatial structure maintains mycorrhizal mutualism.
Ecology Letters 12(1): 13-21.

3/6/2009 no MRG due to Michael Donoghue's IB seminar
2/27/2009 MRG road show at David Aurora's
2/13/2009 Kabir Kabir will tell us all about the trip to Borneo, Tom, Peter Kennedy and he made last year May/June, and is eager to share the results and ideas they have so far.
2/6/2009 ?? Timothy Y. James, Jan Stenlid Ake Olson and Hanna Johannesson. 2008.
Evolutionary significance of imbalanced nuclear ratios within heterokaryons of the basidiomycete fungus Heterobasidion parviporum.
Evolution 62: 2279-2296.
1/30/2009 Else Visser et al., 2009.
Levels of specificity of Xylaria species associated with fungus-growing termites: a phylogenetic approach.
Molecular Ecology 18: 553-567.
1/23/2009 Tom Osmundson Biocoding the Fungi of Moorea.
1/16/2009 Shannon practice talk: "Why you should care about AMFungi"
1/9/2009 Tom Bruns Claudia Riccioni, Beatrice Belfiori, Andrea Rubini, Valentina Passeri, Sergio Arcioni and Francesco Paolocci. 2008.
Tuber melanosporum outcrosses: analysis of the genetic diversity within and among its natural populations under this new scenario.
New Phytologist 180: 466-478.
12/19/2008 Brian Perry Brian (from SFSU) will tell us all about his current research on the evolution of the mycenoid fungi (these are beautiful small non-mycorrhizal mushrooms).
12/12/2008 Anthony Pitkäranta, M., T. Meklin, A. Hyvärinen, L. Paulin, P. Auvinen, A. Nevalainen and H. Rintala. 2008.
Analysis of fungal flora in indoor dust by ribosomal DNA sequence analysis, quantitative PCR, and culture.
Applied and Environmental Microbiology 74: 233-244.
12/05/2008 Peter Kennedy Peter will practice the talk he is giving at the 21st New Phytologist symposium on the ecology of ectomycorrhizal fungai in Montpellier (December 10-12, 2008) [abstracts] entitled "Community assembly in ectomycorrhizal fungal communities".
11/21/2008 Val Mónica Fajardo López, Sandra Dietz, Nina Grunze, Jutta Bloschies, Michael Weiß and Uwe Nehls. 2008.
The sugar porter gene family of Laccaria bicolor: function in ectomycorrhizal symbiosis and soil-growing hyphae.
New Phytologist 180: 365-378.
11/14/2008 Vincent Merckx Vincent Merckx and Martin I. Bidartondo. 2008.
Breakdown and delayed cospecation in the arbuscular mycorrhizal mutualism.
Proc. R. Soc. B 275: 1029–1035. doi:10.1098/rspb.2007.1622
[supplimental material]

Vincent Merckx - the newest addition to the Bruns lab - will talk about his work on Burmanniaceae and their fungal symbionts and what he is planning to do in the lab the coming year.
11/07/2008 Jennifer Avis, P.G., Mueller, G.M., Lussenhop, J. 2008.
Ectomycorrhizal fungal communities in two North American oak forests respond to nitrogen addition.
New Phytologist 179:472-483.
10/31/2008 Shannon Anne Pringle and James D. Bever. 2008.
Analogous effects of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in the laboratory and a North Carolina field.
New Phytologist 180: 162-175. Graham commentary. 2008. New Phytologist 180: 1–2.

Shannon asked Else to remind everybody "that this will be a very very special reading group and they all should attend. Really, it's going to be very special. Maybe even spooky. But definitely mycorrhizal in the discussion sense."
10/24/2008 Kabir Leho Tedersoo, Triin Suvi, Katy Beaver and Urmas Kõljalg. 2007.
Ectomycorrhizal fungi of the Seychelles: diversity patterns and host shifts from the native Vateriopsis seychellarum (Dipterocarpaceae) and Intsia bijuga (Caesalpiniaceae) to the introduced Eucalyptus robusta (Myrtaceae), but not Pinus caribea (Pinaceae).
New Phytologist 175: 321-333.
10/17/2008 Jennifer Paul, L.R., Chapman B.K., Chanway, C.P. 2007.
Nitrogen fixation associated with Suillus tomentosus tuberculate ectomycorrhizae on Pinus contorta var. latifolia.
Annals of Botany 99: 1101-1109.
10/10/2008 Tom Madsen Winther, J.L. and Friedman, W.E. 2007.
Arbuscular mycorrhizal symbionts in Botrychium (Ophioglosssaceae).
American Journal of Botany 94(7): 1248–1255.
10/3/2008 Tom Bruns Takahide A. Ishida, Kazuhide Nara, Megumi Tanaka, Akihiko Kinoshita and Taizo Hogetsu. 2008.
Germination and infectivity of ectomycorrhizal fungal spores in relation to their ecological traits during primary succession.
New Phytologist (2008) doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2008.02572.x
9/26/2008 Todd Osmundson Paola Bonfante and Andrea Genre. 2008.
Plants and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi: an evolutionary-developmental perspective.
Trends in Plant Science 13: 492-498.
9/19/2008 Nicole Duncan D. Cameron, Irene Johnson, David J. Read and Jonathan R. Leake. 2008.
Giving and receiving: measuring the carbon cost of mycorrhizas in the green orchid, Goodyera repens.
New Phytologist (2008) 180: 176–184.
9/12/2008 Else Cajsa M. R. Nygren, Ursula Eberhardt, Magnus Karlsson, Jeri L. Parrent,Björn D. Lindahl and Andy F. S. Taylor. 2008.
Growth on nitrate and occurrence of nitrate reductase-encoding genes in a phylogenetically diverse range of ectomycorrhizal fungi.
New Phytologist (2008) doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2008.02618.x
9/5/2008 Gerhard Gebauer Stable isotopes as a tool to study nutrient exchange between orchids and fungi.
8/29/2008 summer meeting review (ESA and MSA)
5/9/2008 Shannon Vincent Merckx and Martin I. Bidartondo. 2008.
Breakdown and delayed cospecation in the arbuscular mycorrhizal mutualism.
Proc. R. Soc. B 275: 1029–1035. doi:10.1098/rspb.2007.1622
[supplimental material]
4/25/2008 Tom Madsen Richard P. Shefferson, D. Lee Taylor, Michael Weiß, Sigisfredo Garnica, Melissa K. McCormick, Seth Adams, Hope M. Gray, Jack W. McFarland, Tiiu Kull, Kadri Tali, Tomohisa Yukawa, Takayuki Kawahara, Kazumitsu Miyoshi, and Yung-I Leeet . 2007.
The evolutionary history of mycorrhizal specificity among lady's slipper orchids.
Evolution 61: 1380-1390.
4/17/2008 Nhu Nhu is giving a practice talk for his qualifying exam (which is on May 1). No meeting on Fridday 4/18/2008.
4/11/2008 Tom Jean J. Pan, Andrew M. Baumgarten and Georgiana May. 2007.
Effects of host plant environment and Ustilago maydis infection on the fungal endophyte community of maize (Zea mays).
New Phytologist 178: 147-156.
4/4/2008 Rodrigo Vargas A mycocentric perspective on environmental factors controlling CO2 fluxes from terrestrial ecosystems.
3/28/2008 spring break
3/21/2008 Shannon Roman Kaiser. 2006. Flowers and fungi use scents to mimic each other. Science 311: 806-807.
3/14/2008 Val Martin et al., 2008. The genome of Laccaria bicolor provides insights into mycorrhizal symbiosis. Nature 452: 88-92.
3/7/2008 Tom Madsen Roberto Ligrone, Anna Carafa, Erica Lumini, Valeria Bianciotto, Paola Bonfante and Jeffrey G. Duckett, 2007.
Glomeromycotean associations in Liverworts: a molecular, cellular and taxonomic analysis.
American Journal of Botany 94: 1756-1777
2/29/2008 Nhu George M. Tordoff, Lynne Boddy and T. Hefin Jones. 2008.
Species-specific impacts of collembola grazing on fungal foraging ecology.
Soil Biology and Biochemistry 40: 434-442.
2/22/2007 Shannon Pedro Daleo, Juan Alberti, Alejandro Canepuccia, Mauricio Escapa, Eugenia Fanjul, Brian R. Silliman, Mark D. Bertness and Oscar Iribarne. 2008.
Mycorrhizal fungi determine salt-marsh plant zonation depending on nutrient supply.
Journal of Ecology doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2745.2007.01349.x
2/15/2008 Nicole Pierre-Emmanuel Courty, Nathalie Bréda and Jean Garbaye. 2007.
Relation between oak tree phenology and the secretion of organic matter degrading enzymes by Lactarius quietus ectomycorrhizas before and during bud break.
Soil Biology and Biochemistry 39: 1655-1663.
2/8/2008 Kabir YLVA LEKBERG, ROGER T. KOIDE, JASON R. ROHR, LAURA ALDRICH- WOLFE and JOSEPH B. MORTON. 2007.
Role of niche restrictions and dispersal in the composition of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities.
Journal of Ecology (2007) 95: 95-105.

Dispersal grant discussion [final_draft.pdf]
2/1/2008 Else Ogura-Tsujita and Yukawa. 2008.
High mycorrhizal specifity in a widespread mycoheterotrophic plant, Eulophia zollingeri (Orchidaceae).
American Journal of Botany 95: 93-97.
1/25/2008 Tom Bruns Jennifer L. Winther and William E. Friedman. 2008.
Arbuscular mycorrhizal associations in Lycopodiaceae
New Phytologist 177: 790–801.
12/21/2007 Val Alexander R. Schmidt, Heinrich Dörfelt and Vincent Perrichot. 2007.
Carnivorous fungi from cretaceous amber.
Science 318 (5857): 1743.

Ulrich Hildebrandt, Katharina Janetta and Hermann Bothe. 2002.
Towards growth of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi independent of a plant host.
Applied and Environmental Microbiology, Apr. 2002, p. 1919–1924.
12/14/2007 Shannon Jan Jansa, F. Andrew Smith and Sally E. Smith. 2007.
Are there benefits of simultaneous root colonization by different arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi?
New Phytologist (2007) doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2007.02294.x
12/7/2007 none PMB holiday party (no mrg this week)
11/30/2007 Petra Fransson from Sweden will tell us about her work and encourages us to read the following paper for background information.

Heinemeyer et al., 2007.
Forest Soil CO2 flux: uncovering the contribution and environmental responses of ectomycorrhizas.
Glogal Change Biology 13: 1786-1797.
11/16/2007 Roberto Qiong Wang, George M. Garrity, James M. Tiedje and James R. Cole. 2007.
Naïve Bayesian Classifier for Rapid Assignment of rRNA Sequences into the New Bacterial Taxonomy.
Applied and Environmental Microbiology 73(16): 5261–5267.

Catherine Lozupone, Micah Hamady and RobKnight. 2006.
UniFrac – An online tool for comparing microbial community diversity in a phylogenetic context.
BMC Bioinformatics 2006, 7:371. doi:10.1186/1471-2105-7-371.
11/9/2007 Jennifer Parrent and Vilgalys, 2007.
Biomass and compositional responses of ectomycorrhizal fungal hyphae to elevated CO2 and nitrogen fertilization.
New Phytologist 176: 164-174.
11/2/2007 Nhu Hironari Izumi, Edward R.B. Moore, Ken Killham, Ian J. Alexander and Ian C. Anderson. 2007.
Characterisation of endobacterial communities in ectomycorrhizas by DNA- and RNA-based molecular methods.
Soil Biology and Biochemistry 39: 891-899.
10/26/2007 no MRG, as several lab members are heading north to Wolf Creek for the mushroom class foray.
10/19/2007 Nicole Nicole will present her recent work in Germany as well as some highlights from the UNITE ECM workshop in Denmark.

Katja Zimmer, Nicole A. Hynson, Gerhard Gebauer, Edith B. Allen, Michael F. Allen and David J. Read. 2007.
Wide geographical and ecological distribution of nitrogen and carbon gains from fungi in pyroloids and monotropoids (Ericaceae) and in orchids. New Phytologist 175: 166–175. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2007.02065.x

John Whitefield. 2007.
Fungal roles in soil ecology: Underground networking.
Nature 449: 136-138 (13 September 2007). doi:10.1038/449136a
10/12/2007 Rodrigo Vargas will talk about the work he did for his PhD at UC Riverside on minirhizotrons and soil respiration.
10/6/2007 Tom Bruns a discussion of the review entitled "Dikaryons, Diploids and Evolution" by Jim Anderson and Linda Kohn. 2007.
9/28/2007 Greg Bonito from Rytas Vilgalys' lab. Tuber phylogenetics and the phylogenetic placement of unidentified species.
9/21/2007 Tom Bruns Tom will tell us about the talks he heard last week at the BMS and FESIN meetings in Manchester and Copenhagen.
9/14/2007 none nobody around
9/7/2007 none PMB departmental retreat - so no meeting
8/31/2007 Jennifer Jennifer Kerekes will tell us about her project on communities of soil fungi. Also read and discuss:

Kaspar Schwarzenbach, Jürg Enkerli, Franco Widmer. 2007.
Objective criteria to assess representativity of soil fungal community profiles.
Journal of Microbiological Methods 68: 358-366.
8/24/2007 Else Thailand photos
8/3/2007 Ian Dickie Beyond pine: Overcoming publication bias in understanding ectomycorrhizal ecology
7/27/2007 Nick Mona N. Högberg, Peter Högberg and David D. Myrold. 2007.
Is microbial community composition in boreal forest soils determined by pH, C-to-N ratio, the trees, or all three?
Oecologia (2007) 150: 590–601.

Mona N. Högberg. 2006.
Discrepancies between ergosterol and the phospholipid fatty acid 18:2o6,9 as biomarkers for fungi in boreal forest soils.
Soil Biology & Biochemistry (2006) 38: 3431–3435.
7/20/2007 Kabir research update
7/13/2007 none
7/6/2007 Roberto Marc-André Selosse, Sabrina Setaro, Florent Glatard, Franck Richard, Carlos Urcelay and Michael Weiß. 2007.
Sebacinales are common mycorrhizal associates of Ericaceae.
New Phytologist (2007) 174: 864–878.
6/29/2007 Nicole James I. Prosser, Brendan J. M. Bohannan, Tom P. Curtis, Richard J. Ellis, Mary K. Firestone, Rob P. Freckleton, Jessica L. Green, Laura E. Green, Ken Killham, Jack J. Lennon, A. Mark Osborn, Martin Solan, Christopher J. van der Gast and J. Peter W. Young. 2007.
The role of ecological theory in microbial ecology.
Nature Reviews Microbiology (2007) Volume 3: 384-392.
6/22/2007 Peter Rasmus Kjøller 2006.
Disproportionate abundance between ectomycorrhizal root tips and their associated mycelia.
FEMS Microbiol Ecology 58: 214–224.
6/15/2007 Nick Krista McGuire 2007.
Common ectomycorrhizal networks may maintain monodominance in a tropical rain forerst.
Ecology 88: 567-574.
6/8/2007 Tasha Tasha Hausmann will give a short talk on her work on grassland AM fungi.
The subtitle is: "Don't EVER do T-RFLP". She will discuss some of the funny artifacts that T-RFLP can generate.
6/1/07 Tom Bruns cross Sierra hike plans (August 10 - 16) [Sierra hike mileages] and reading group organization for the summer
5/25/2007 Roberto Roberto will tell us about his post-doctoral project on ectomycorrhizal fungi in Mexico and some of his early results. He will also discuss his experience with the magic Sigma DNA extraction kit he has been using.

[sigma product spec sheet] [100 reaction kit] [1000 reaction kit]
5/18/2007 none
5/11/2007 none
5/4/2007 Rauni Strommer Rauni's home page: http://www.helsinki.fi/ecology/homepage/rohtonen/
list of publications: http://www.helsinki.fi/ecology/homepage/rohtonen/publications.htm
4/27/2007 Tom Bruns Lillian Holmer and Jan Stenlid. 1997.
Competitive hierarchies of wood decomposing basidiomycetes in artificial systems based on variable inoculum sizes.
Oikos, Vol. 79, No. 1. (May 1997), pp. 77-84.
4/20/2007 Nick Uwe Nehls, Nina Grunze, Martin Willmann, Marlis Reich, Helge Küster. 2007.
Sugar for my honey: Carbohydrate partitioningin ectomycorrhizal symbiosis.
Phytochemistry (2007) 68: 82-91.
4/13/2007 Val Hélène Javot, R. Varma Penmetsa, Nadia Terzaghi, Douglas R. Cook, and Maria J. Harrison. 2007.
A Medicago truncatula phosphate transporter indispensable for the arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis.
PNAS (2007) 104: 1720-1725.
originally published online Jan 22, 2007. doi:10.1073/pnas.060813 2007;104;1720-1725.

Arthur Schüßler, Holger Martin, David Cohen, Michael Fitz and Daniel Wipf. 2006.
Characterization of a carbohydrate transporter from symbiotic glomeromycotan fungi.
Nature (2006) 444: 933-936.
14 December 2006. doi:10.1038/nature05364
4/6/2007 Shannon Shannon is going to present some of the data she has been collecting from her dissertation research on AMF and serpentine. No paper, but lots of cool data so bring your thinking caps to give her some feedback.
3/30/2007 spring break
3/23/2007 Roberto Takahide A. Ishida, Kazuhide Nara and Taizo Hogetsu. 2007.
Host effects on ectomycorrhizal fungal communities: insight from eight host species in mixed conifer–broadleaf forests.
New Phytologist (2007) doi:10.1111/j.1469-8137.2007.02016.x

Ian Dickie. 2007.
Commentary: Host preference, niches and fungal diversity.
New Phytologist (2007)
3/16/2007 Else Patricia Luis, Grit Walther, Harald Kellner, Francis Martin, Francois Buscot. 2004.
Diversity of laccase genes from basidiomycetes in a forest soil.
Soil Biology and Biochemistry (2004) 36: 1025–1036.

Patricia Luis, Harald Kellner, Bettina Zimdars, Uwe Langer, Francis Martin and Francois Buscot. 2005.
Patchiness and Spatial Distribution of Laccase Genes of Ectomycorrhizal, Saprotrophic, and Unknown Basidiomycetes in the Upper Horizons of a Mixed Forest Cambisol.
Microbial Ecology (2005) 50: 570-579. DOI: 10.1007/s00248-005-5047-2
3/9/2007 Peter Ari Jumpponen. 2007.
Soil fungal communities underneath willow canopies on a primary successional glacier forefront: rDNA sequence results can be affected by primer selection and chimeric data.
Microbial Ecology (2007) 53: 233-246. DOI: 10.1007/s00248-004-0006-x
3/2/2007 Kabir Mitchell L. Sogin, Hilary G. Morrison, Julie A. Huber, David Mark Welch, Susan M. Huse, Phillip R. Neal, Jesus M. Arrieta, and Gerhard J. Herndl. 2006.
Microbial diversity in the deep sea and the underexplored ‘‘rare biosphere’’.
PNAS (August 8, 2006) 103 (32): 12115-12120.

Marcel Margulies et. al. 2005.
Genome sequencing in microfabricated high-density picolitre reactors.
Nature (September 15, 2005) 437: 376-380. doi:10.1038/nature03959
2/23/2007 Nicole A. H. Fitter. 2005.
Darkness visible: reflections on underground ecology (presidential address).
Journal of Ecology (2005) 93: 231–243.
2/16/2007 Chris
Ellison
Björn D. Lindahl, Katarina Ihrmark, Johanna Boberg, Susan E. Trumbore,Peter Högberg, Jan Stenlid and Roger D. Finlay. 2007.
Spatial separation of litter decomposition and mycorrhizal nitrogen uptake in a boreal forest.
New Phytologist (2007) 173: 611–620.

Erik A. Hobbie and Thomas R. Horton. 2007.
Commentary: Evidence that saprotrophic fungi mobilise carbon and mycorrhizal fungi mobilise nitrogen during litter decomposition.
New Phytologist (2007) 173: 447–449.
2/9/2007 Tom Bruns Roger T. Koide, Durland L. Shumway, Bing Xu and Jori N. Sharda. 2007.
On temporal partitioning of a community of ectomycorrhizal fungi
New Phytologist (2007) doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8137.2007.02000.x
2/2/2007 Anthony Luis M. Márquez, Regina S. Redman, Russell J. Rodriguez and Marilyn J. Roossinck. 2007.
A virus in a fungus in a plant: three-way symbiosis and thermal tolerance.
Science 26 January 2007 315 (5811): 513-515 [DOI: 10.1126/science.1136237].

Suppporting online material [download suppliment]
http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/full/315/5811/513/DC1.
12/1/2006 Shannon
11/17/2006 Peter C. Renker, K. Weißhuhn, H. Kellner and F. Buscot.2006.
Rationalizing molecular analysis of field-collected roots for assessing diversity of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi: to pool, or not to pool, that is the question.
Mycorrhiza (2006) 16: 525–531.

Marcel G. A. van der Heijden, Ruth Streitwolf-Engel, Ralph Riedl, Sabine Siegrist, Angelica Neudecker, Kurt Ineichen, Thomas Boller, Andres Wiemken and Ian R. Sanders. 2006.
The mycorrhizal contribution to plant productivity, plant nutrition and soil structure in experimental grassland.
New Phytologist (2006) 172: 739–752.
11/10/2006 Nick Catherine A. Gehring, Rebecca C. Mueller and Thomas G. Whitham. 2006.
Environmental and genetic effects on the formation of ectomycorrhizal and arbuscular mycorrhizal associations in cottonwoods.
Oecologia (2006) 149: 158–164. doi 10.1007/s00442-006-0437-9
11/3/2006 Nicole Leho Tedersoo, Prune Pellet, Urmas Köljalg and Marc-André Selosse. 2006.
Parallel evolutionary paths to mycoheterotrophy in understorey Ericaceae and Orchidaceae: ecological evidence for mixotrophy in Pyroleae.
Oecologia (2006) doi 10.1007/s00442-006-0581-2
10/27/2006 Chris
and
Nhu
James B. Nardi, Charles Mark Bee, Lou Ann Miller, Nhu H. Nguyen, Sung-Oui Suhd, Meredith Blackwell. 2006.
Communities of microbes that inhabit the changing hindgut landscape of a subsocial beetle.
Arthropod Structure and Development (2006) 35: 57–68.
10/20/2006 Else Leho Tedersoo, Karen Hansen, Brian A. Perry and Rasmus Kjøller. 2006.
Molecular and morphological diversity of pezizalean ectomycorrhiza.
New Phytologist (2006) 170: 581–596.

Keith N. Egger. 2006.
Commentary: The surprising diversity of ascomycetous mycorrhizas.
New Phytologist (2006) 170: 421–423.
10/13/2006 Nick post quals party - no reading group this week
10/6/2006 Shannon Vijay Gadkar and Matthias C. Rilling. 2006.
The arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal protein glomalin is a putative homolog of heat shock protein 60.
FEMS Microbiol Lett 263 (2006) 93–101.
9/29/2006 Tom Bruns Chunlan Lian, Maki Narimatsu, Kazuhide Nara and Taizo Hogetsu. 2006.
Tricholoma matsutake in a natural Pinus densiflora forest: correspondence between above- and below-ground genets, association with multiple host trees and alteration of existing ectomycorrhizal communities.
New Phytologist (2006) 171: 825–836.

Martina Peter. 2006.
Ectomycorrhizal fungi – fairy rings and the wood-wide web.
New Phytologist (2006) 171: 685–687.
9/22/2006 Tasha Kristina A. Stinson, Stuart A. Campbell, Jeff R. Powell, Benjamin E. Wolfe, Ragan M. Callaway, Giles C. Thelen, Steven G. Hallett, Daniel Prati, John N. Klironomos. 2006.
Invasive plant suppresses the growth of native tree seedlings by disrupting belowground mutualisms.
Plos Biology (2006) 4(5): 727 - 731.
9/15/2006 Sarah Bergemann Ignazio Carbone and Linda Kohn. 2004.
Inferring process from pattern in fungal population genetics.
Applied Mycology and Biotechnology (2004) Volume 4. Fungal Genomics 1-30.
9/1/2006 summer recap
8/11/2006 Nicole The perplexing Pyrola project [pdf] [doc]
8/4/2006 Tasha ESA practice talk
7/21/2006 Primrose Rhizopogon spore longevity in Tomales Point soil [pdf] [ppt]
7/14/2006 Peter Examining the role of competition in ectomycorrhizal interactions (ICOM 2006) [pdf] [ppt]
7/7/2006 Aiona Aiona's spore project [pdf] [doc]
6/23/2006 Kabir Kabir's spore project [pdf] [doc]
6/9/2006 Sara Hortal Sara Hortal, Joan Pera, Luis Galipienso, Javier Parladé. 2006.
Molecular identification of the edible ectomycorrhizal fungus Lactarius deliciosus in the symbiotic and extraradical mycelium stages.
Journal of Biotechnology (2006) doi:10.1016/j.jbiotec.2006.04.011.

Javier Parladé, Joan Pera, Jordi Luque. 2004.
Evaluation of mycelial inocula of edible Lactarius species for the production of Pinus pinaster and P. sylvestris mycorrhizal seedlings under greenhouse conditions.
Mycorrhiza (2004) 14:171–176.

Javier Parladé, Moshe Cohen, Jordi Doltra, Jordi Luque, Joan Pera. 2001.
Continuous measurement of stem-diameter growth response of Pinus pinea seedlings mycorrhizal with Rhizopogon roseolus and submitted to two water regimes.
Mycorrhiza (2001) 11:129–136.

MMN and BAF media recipies [pdf] [xls]
6/2/2006 Nick the Harvard forest and future research [pdf] [doc]
5/26/2006 Shannon Minna-Maarit Kytöviita. 2005.
Role of nutrient level and defoliation on symbiotic function: experimental evidence by tracing 14C/15N exchange in mycorrhizal birch seedlings.
Mycorrhiza (2005) 15: 65–70.
5/5/2006 Sarah Bergemann David R. Genney , Ian C. Anderson and Ian J. Alexander. 2006.
Fine-scale distribution of pine ectomycorrhizas and their extramatrical mycelium.
New Phytologist (2006) 170: 381–390.
4/28/2006 Primrose Lynne Boddy. 2000.
Interspecific combative interactions between wood-decaying basidiomycetes.
FEMS Microbial Ecology (2000) 31: 185-194.
4/21/2006 Tasha Christine V. Hawkes, Jayne Belnap, Carla D’Antonio and Mary K. Firestone. 2005.
Arbuscular mycorrhizal assemblages in native plant roots change in the presence of invasive exotic grasses.
Plant and Soil (2005) 00:1–12.
4/14/2006 Peter Erik A. Hobbie. 2006.
Carbon allocation to ectomycorrhizal fungi correlates with belowground allocation in culture studies.
Ecology (2006) 87(3): 563–569.
4/8/2006 Nicole Steven A. Trudell, Rygiewicz, P.T., Edmonds, R.L. 2003.
Nitrogen and carbon stable isotope abundances support the myco-heterotrophic nature and host-specificity of certain achlorophyllous plants.
New Phytologist (2003) 160(2): 391-401.
4/7/2006 Nicole S.C. Hart, C.A. Gehring, P.C. Selmants and R.J. Deckert. 2006.
Carbon and nitrogen elemental and isotopic patterns in macrofungal sporocarps and trees in semiarid forests of the south-western USA.
Functional Ecology (2006) 20: 42–51.
3/24/2006 Val Antoine Le Quéré, Kasper Astrup Eriksen, Balaji Rajashekar, Andres Schützendübel, Björn Canbäck, Tomas Johansson and Anders Tunlid. 2006.
Screening for rapidly evolving genes in the ectomycorrhizal fungus Paxillus involutus using cDNA microarrays.
Molecular Ecology (2006) 15: 535–550.
3/17/2006 Tom Bruns Noah Fierer and Robert B. Jackson. 2006.
The diversity and biogeography of soil bacterial communities.
PNAS (2006) 103(3): 626–631.
3/10/2006 Peter Peter G. Avis, Ian A. Dickie and Gregory M. Mueller. 2006.
A ‘dirty’ business: testing the limitations of terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism (TRFLP) analysis of soil fungi.
Molecular Ecology (2006) 15: 873-882.
3/3/2006 Nick Ellis Hoffland, Reiner Giesler, Antoine G. Jongmans, and Nico van Breemen. 2003.
Feldspar Tunneling by Fungi along Natural Productivity Gradients.
Ecosystems (2003) 6: 739 –746.
2/24/2006 Shannon Heather L. Reynolds, Keith M. Vogelsang, Anne E. Hartley, James D. Bever and P. A. Schultz. 2006.
Variable responses of old-field perennials to arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and phosphorus source.
Oecologia (2006) 147: 348–358.
2/3/2006 Else Jesus Diez. 2005.
Invasion biology of Australian ectomycorrhizal fungi introduced with eucalypt plantations into the Iberian Peninsula.
Biol. Invasions (2005) 7: 3-15.
1/27/2006 Sarah Bergemann J. Geml, G.A. Laursen, K. O’Neill, H.C. Nusbaum and D. L. Taylor. 2006.
Beringian origins and cryptic speciation events in the fly agaric (Amanita muscaria).
Molecular Ecology (2006) 15: 225–239.
1/20/2006 ? O'Brien et al. 2005.
Fungal Community Analyses by large-scale sequencing of environmental samples.
Appl. and Env. Microbiology (2005) 71: 5544-5550.
12/15/2005 Peter Kazuhide Nara. 2006.
Ectomycorrhizal networks and seedling establishment during early primary succession.
New Phytologist (2006) 169: 169–178.
12/8/2005 Treseder et al. 2005.
Lifespans of fungal rhizomorphs under nitrogen fertilization in a pinyon-juniper woodland.
Plant and Soil (2005) 270: 249-255.
11/10/2005 Else Rees et al. 2004.
Ordination and significance testing of microbial community composition derived from terminal restriction fragment length polymorphisms: application of multivariate statistics.
Antoine Van Leeuwenhoek: International Journal of General and Molecular Microbiology (2004) 86(4): 339-347.
11/10/2005 Tasha Elizabeth D. Stampe and Curtis C. Daehler. 2003.
Mycorrhizal species identity affects plant community structure and invasion: a microcosm study.
Oikos (2003) 100: 362 – 372.
11/3/2005 Val Derek P. Wright, Tomas Johansson, Antoine Le Quéré, Bengt Söderström and Anders Tunlid. 2005.
Spatial patterns of gene expression in the extramatrical mycelium and mycorrhizal root tips formed by the ectomycorrhizal fungus Paxillus involutus in association with birch (Betula pendula) seedlings in soil microcosms.
New Phytologist (2005) 167 : 579–596.
10/27/2005 Kretzer et al. 2005.
Patterns of vegetative growth and gene flow in Rhizopogon vinicolor and R. vesiculosus (Boletales, Basidiomycota).
Molecular Ecology (2005) 14: 2259-2268.
9/22/2005 Hobbie, Jumpponen and Trappe. 2005.
Foliar and fungal 15N: 14N ratios reflect development of mycorrhizae and nitrogen supply during primary succession: testing analytical methods.
Oecologia (2005) 146(2): 258-268.
9/8/2005 Treseder et al. 2004.
Relationships among fires, fungi and soil dynamics in Alaskan boreal forests.
Ecological Applications (2004) 14: 1826-1838.

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