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Towards a unified paradigm for sequence‐based identification of fungi
The nuclear ribosomal internal transcribed spacer (ITS) region is the formal fungal barcode and in most cases the marker of choice for the exploration of fungal diversity in environmental samples.Expand
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Phylogenetic relatedness predicts priority effects in nectar yeast communities
Priority effects, in which the outcome of species interactions depends on the order of their arrival, are a key component of many models of community assembly. Yet, much remains unknown about howExpand
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Potential link between plant and fungal distributions in a dipterocarp rainforest: community and phylogenetic structure of tropical ectomycorrhizal fungi across a plant and soil ecotone.
*Relatively little is known about diversity or structure of tropical ectomycorrhizal communities or their roles in tropical ecosystem dynamics. In this study, we present one of the largest molecularExpand
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Parsing ecological signal from noise in next generation amplicon sequencing.
It is clear that the use of next generation sequencing (NGS) applied to environmental DNA is changing the way researchers conduct experiments and significantly deepening our understanding ofExpand
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Flowers as Islands: Spatial Distribution of Nectar-Inhabiting Microfungi among Plants of Mimulus aurantiacus, a Hummingbird-Pollinated Shrub
Microfungi that inhabit floral nectar offer unique opportunities for the study of microbial distribution and the role that dispersal limitation may play in generating distribution patterns. FlowersExpand
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Measuring ectomycorrhizal fungal dispersal: macroecological patterns driven by microscopic propagules
Dispersal plays a prominent role in most conceptual models of community assembly. However, direct measurement of dispersal across a whole community is difficult at ecologically relevant spatialExpand
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Endemism and functional convergence across the North American soil mycobiome
Significance Microbes control vital ecosystem processes like carbon storage and nutrient recycling. Although megadiversity is a hallmark of microbial communities in nature, we still do not know howExpand
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Towards global patterns in the diversity and community structure of ectomycorrhizal fungi.
Global species richness patterns of soil micro-organisms remain poorly understood compared to macro-organisms. We use a global analysis to disentangle the global determinants of diversity andExpand
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A strong species-area relationship for eukaryotic soil microbes: island size matters for ectomycorrhizal fungi.
While the effects of habitat size and isolation have been successfully studied for macro-organisms, there is currently debate about their relative importance in explaining patterns of microbialExpand
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Lack of host specificity leads to independent assortment of dipterocarps and ectomycorrhizal fungi across a soil fertility gradient.
Plants interact with a diversity of microorganisms, and there is often concordance in their community structures. Because most community-level studies are observational, it is unclear if suchExpand
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