Global patterns of ectomycorrhizal introductions.

  title={Global patterns of ectomycorrhizal introductions.},
  author={Else C. Vellinga and Benjamin E. Wolfe and Anne Pringle},
  journal={The New phytologist},
  volume={181 4},
Plants have often been moved across the globe with intact root systems. These roots are likely to have housed symbiotic ectomycorrhizal (EM) fungi and the movement of plants may have facilitated the introduction of EM fungi.Here, we report data compiled from a newly created database of EM fungal introductions.We estimate the magnitude of EM fungal introductions around the world and examine patterns associated with these introductions. We also use the data to develop a framework for… 

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