Life in leaf litter: Fungal community succession during decomposition

@article{Tennakoon2021LifeIL,
  title={Life in leaf litter: Fungal community succession during decomposition},
  author={Ds Tennakoon},
  journal={Mycosphere},
  year={2021}
}
Leaf litter decomposition plays a vital role in the nutrient budget of forest ecosystems. Fungal communities colonising leaf litter are “key players” in decomposition and nutrient recycling, because of their ability to produce a wide range of extracellular enzymes that facilitate breakdown of leaf litter. Fungal colonization of decomposing leaf litter is a sequential process during which fungal communities tend to change both quantitatively and qualitatively. Most previous studies on fungal… 

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