Heterobasidion Publications:

  • Gonthier, P., Anselmi, N., Capretti, P., Bussotti, F., Feducci, M., Giordano, L., Honorati, T., Lione, G., Luchi, N., Michelozzi, M., Paparatti, B., Sillo, F., Vettraino, A., Garbelotto, M. (2014) An integrated approach to control the introduced forest pathogen Heterobasidion irregulare in Europe. Forestry 2014; 0, 1-11, doi:10.1093/forestry/cpu015 PDF
  • Lockman, B., Mascheretti, S., Schechter, S., & Garbelotto, M. (2014). A First Generation HeterobasidionHybrid Discovered in Larix lyalli in Montana. Plant Disease, “First Look” dx.doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-12-13-1211-PDN PDF
  • Garbelotto M., Gonthier, P. (2013) Biology, Epidemiology, and Control of Heterobasidion Species Worldwide. Annu. Rev. Phytopathol. 51:39-59. PDF
  • Garbelotto M., Guglielmo, F., Mascheretti, S., Croucher, P., Gonthier, P. (2013) Population genetic analyses provide insights on the introduction pathway and spread patterns of the North American forest pathogen Heterobasidion irregulare in Italy. Molecular Ecology, 22: 4855-4869 doi: 10.1111/mec.12452. PDF
  • Giordano, L., Gonthier, P., Lione, G., Capretti, P., M., Garbelotto, M. (2013) The saprobic and fruiting abilities of the exotic forest pathogen Heterobasidion irregulare may explain its invasiveness. Biol Invasions DOI 10.1007/s10530-013-0538-4 PDF
  • Gonthier, P., Lione, G., Giordano, L., Garbelotto, M. (2012) The American forest pathogen Heterobasidion irregulare colonizes unexpected habitats after its introduction in Italy. Ecological Applications 22(8) 2135-2143. PDF
  • Gonthier, P. & Garbelotto, M. (2011) Amplified fragment length polymorphism and sequence analyses reveal massive gene introgression from the European fungal pathogen Heterobasidion annosum into its introduced congener H. irregulare. Molecular Ecology 20, 2756-2770 PDF
  • Otrosina, W. & Garbelotto, M. (2009) Heterobasidion occidentale sp. nov. and Heterobasidion irregularenom. nov.: A disposition of North American Heterobasidion biological species. Mycological Research, doi:101016/j mycres 2009.09.001 PDF
  • Linzer, R. E., Otrosina, W. J., Gonthier, P., Bruhn, J., Laflamme, G., Bussieres, G., & Garbelotto, M. (2008) Inferences on the phylogeography of the fungal pathogen Heterobasidion annosum, including evidence of interspecific horizontal genetig transfer and of human-mediated, long-range dispersal. Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 46, 844-862. PDF
  • Garbelotto, M., Gonthier, P., & Nicolotti, G.. (2007) Ecological constraints limit the fitness of fungal hybrids in the Heterobasidion annosum species complex. Appl. and Environ. Microbiol., 73(19), 6106-6111. PDF
  • Gonthier, P., Garbelotto, M.M. & Nicolotti, G. (2005) Seasonal patterns of spore deposition of Heterobasidion species in four forests of the western alps. Phytopathology 95, 759-767. PDF
  • Garbelotto, M., Gonthier, P., Linzer, R., Nicolotti, G. & Otrosina, W. (2004) A shift in nuclear state as the result of natural interspecific hybridization between two north American taxa of the basidiomycete complex HeterobasidionFungal Genetics and Biology 41, 1046-1051. PDF
  • Gonthier, P., Garbelotto, M. & Nicolotti, G. (2003) Swiss stone pine trees and spruce stumps represent an important habitat for Heterobasidion spp. in subalpine forests. Forest Pathology 33, 191-203. PDF
  • Gonthier, P., Garbelotto, M. & Nicolotti, G. (2002) European pines may be simultaneously infected by more than one species of HeterobasidionPlant Disease 86, 814. PDF
  • Gonthier, P., Garbelotto, M., Varese, G.C. & Nicolotti, G. (2001) Relative abundance and potential dispersal range of intersterility groups of Heterobasidion annosum in pure and mixed forests. Canadian Journal of Botany, 79, 1057-1065. PDF