Diversity and significance of fungal endophytes from living stems of naturalized trees from Argentina

@article{Errasti2009DiversityAS,
  title={Diversity and significance of fungal endophytes from living stems of naturalized trees from Argentina},
  author={Andr{\'e}s de Errasti and Cecilia C. Carmar{\'a}n and M. Victoria Novas},
  journal={Fungal Diversity},
  year={2009},
  volume={41},
  pages={29-40}
}
Fungal endophytes inhabit healthy tissues of all terrestrial taxa studied to date; however, fungi associated with woody tissue have been frequently overlooked. Here, we examined endophytes associated with healthy living stems of tree species exotic to Argentina (Broussonetia papyrifera, Celtis occidentalis and Ligustrum lucidum) in a natural reserve. To achieve this objective, fungi were induced to develop within the wood by drying sections of branches. For comparison purposes, a study of the… Expand

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