Mycorrhizal associations of ferns and lycopods of central Veracruz, Mexico

  title={Mycorrhizal associations of ferns and lycopods of central Veracruz, Mexico},
  author={Luis Alberto Lara-P{\'e}rez and Mauricio D. Vald{\'e}s-Baizabal and Juan C. Noa-Carrazana and Ram{\'o}n Zulueta-Rodr{\'i}guez and Liliana Lara-Capistr{\'a}n and Antonio Andrade-Torres},
  pages={85 - 92}
  • L. A. Lara-PérezMauricio D. Valdés-Baizabal Antonio Andrade-Torres
  • Published 1 February 2015
  • Environmental Science
  • Symbiosis
We studied the arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) and dark septate fungi (DSF) in two lycopods and 23 ferns species collected from the tropical montane cloud forest in central Veracruz, Mexico. This is the first report of the mycorrhizal status for 17 species. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi were present in 11 species (44 %) which characterized by arbuscules and in a further 11 species were found with only hyphae and vesicles. The abundance of AMF in the roots varied with the species, and ranged… 

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