Leho Tedersoo

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Affiliation: University of Tartu
Country: Estonia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Diversity and community structure of ectomycorrhizal fungi in a wooded meadow
    Leho Tedersoo
    Institute of Botany and Ecology, University of Tartu, 40 Lai Str, 51005 Tartu, Estonia
    Mycol Res 110:734-48. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Ectomycorrhizal fungi of the Seychelles: diversity patterns and host shifts from the native Vateriopsis seychellarum (Dipterocarpaceae) and Intsia bijuga (Caesalpiniaceae) to the introduced Eucalyptus robusta (Myrtaceae), but not Pinus caribea (Pinaceae)
    Leho Tedersoo
    Institute of Botany and Ecology, University of Tartu, 51005 Tartu, Estonia
    New Phytol 175:321-33. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Low diversity and high host preference of ectomycorrhizal fungi in western Amazonia, a neotropical biodiversity hotspot
    Leho Tedersoo
    Department of Botany, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University, Tartu, Estonia
    ISME J 4:465-71. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Ectomycorrhizal lifestyle in fungi: global diversity, distribution, and evolution of phylogenetic lineages
    Leho Tedersoo
    Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences and Natural History Museum of Tartu University, 40 Lai Street, 51005, Tartu, Estonia
    Mycorrhiza 20:217-63. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Phylogenetic relationships among host plants explain differences in fungal species richness and community composition in ectomycorrhizal symbiosis
    Leho Tedersoo
    Natural History Museum, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    New Phytol 199:822-31. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Novel aspects in the life cycle and biotrophic interactions in Pezizomycetes (Ascomycota, Fungi)
    Leho Tedersoo
    Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Natural History Museum of Tartu University, 14A Ravila, 50411 Tartu, Estonia
    Mol Ecol 22:1488-93. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Infrageneric variation in partner specificity: multiple ectomycorrhizal symbionts associate with Gnetum gnemon (Gnetophyta) in Papua New Guinea
    Leho Tedersoo
    Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University, Tartu, Estonia
    Mycorrhiza 22:663-8. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Towards global patterns in the diversity and community structure of ectomycorrhizal fungi
    Leho Tedersoo
    Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University, 14A Ravila, 50411 Tartu, Estonia
    Mol Ecol 21:4160-70. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Enzymatic activities and stable isotope patterns of ectomycorrhizal fungi in relation to phylogeny and exploration types in an afrotropical rain forest
    Leho Tedersoo
    Natural History Museum of Tartu University, 46 Vanemuise, 51005 Tartu, Estonia
    New Phytol 195:832-43. 2012
  10. pmc Tidying up international nucleotide sequence databases: ecological, geographical and sequence quality annotation of its sequences of mycorrhizal fungi
    Leho Tedersoo
    Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    PLoS ONE 6:e24940. 2011

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint Diversity and community structure of ectomycorrhizal fungi in a wooded meadow
    Leho Tedersoo
    Institute of Botany and Ecology, University of Tartu, 40 Lai Str, 51005 Tartu, Estonia
    Mycol Res 110:734-48. 2006
    ..Direct sequencing integrated with interpolation and extrapolation methods are promising to identify the fungi at the species level and to compare species richness between communities of ectomycorrhizal fungi...
  2. ncbi request reprint Ectomycorrhizal fungi of the Seychelles: diversity patterns and host shifts from the native Vateriopsis seychellarum (Dipterocarpaceae) and Intsia bijuga (Caesalpiniaceae) to the introduced Eucalyptus robusta (Myrtaceae), but not Pinus caribea (Pinaceae)
    Leho Tedersoo
    Institute of Botany and Ecology, University of Tartu, 51005 Tartu, Estonia
    New Phytol 175:321-33. 2007
    ..The low diversity of native ECM fungi is attributed to deforestation and long-term isolation of the Seychelles. Native ECM fungi associate with exotic eucalypts, whereas cointroduced ECM fungi persist in pine plantations for decades...
  3. doi request reprint Low diversity and high host preference of ectomycorrhizal fungi in western Amazonia, a neotropical biodiversity hotspot
    Leho Tedersoo
    Department of Botany, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University, Tartu, Estonia
    ISME J 4:465-71. 2010
    ..This study demonstrates that the diversity of plants and their mycorrhizal fungi is not always related and host preference among EcMF can be substantial outside the temperate zone...
  4. doi request reprint Ectomycorrhizal lifestyle in fungi: global diversity, distribution, and evolution of phylogenetic lineages
    Leho Tedersoo
    Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences and Natural History Museum of Tartu University, 40 Lai Street, 51005, Tartu, Estonia
    Mycorrhiza 20:217-63. 2010
    ..We believe that the introduced lineage concept facilitates design of biogeographical studies and improves our understanding about phylogenetic structure of EcM fungal communities...
  5. doi request reprint Phylogenetic relationships among host plants explain differences in fungal species richness and community composition in ectomycorrhizal symbiosis
    Leho Tedersoo
    Natural History Museum, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    New Phytol 199:822-31. 2013
    ..Our results indicate the usefulness of the eigenvector method for the quantification of the host phylogeny effect, which represents an integrated complex function of taxonomic sampling effect and phylogenetic distance per se. ..
  6. ncbi request reprint Novel aspects in the life cycle and biotrophic interactions in Pezizomycetes (Ascomycota, Fungi)
    Leho Tedersoo
    Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Natural History Museum of Tartu University, 14A Ravila, 50411 Tartu, Estonia
    Mol Ecol 22:1488-93. 2013
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  7. doi request reprint Infrageneric variation in partner specificity: multiple ectomycorrhizal symbionts associate with Gnetum gnemon (Gnetophyta) in Papua New Guinea
    Leho Tedersoo
    Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University, Tartu, Estonia
    Mycorrhiza 22:663-8. 2012
    ..belong to a narrow clade close to Scleroderma sinnamariense. Our results demonstrate for the first time that specificity for mycobionts may substantially differ within an ectomycorrhizal plant genus...
  8. doi request reprint Towards global patterns in the diversity and community structure of ectomycorrhizal fungi
    Leho Tedersoo
    Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University, 14A Ravila, 50411 Tartu, Estonia
    Mol Ecol 21:4160-70. 2012
    ..Our results provide useful biogeographic and ecological hypotheses for explaining the distribution of fungi that remain to be tested by involving next-generation sequencing techniques and relevant soil metadata...
  9. doi request reprint Enzymatic activities and stable isotope patterns of ectomycorrhizal fungi in relation to phylogeny and exploration types in an afrotropical rain forest
    Leho Tedersoo
    Natural History Museum of Tartu University, 46 Vanemuise, 51005 Tartu, Estonia
    New Phytol 195:832-43. 2012
    ..Stable isotope analysis of root tips could provide an additional indirect assessment of fungal and plant nutrition that enables enhancement of taxonomic coverage and control for soil depth and internal nitrogen cycling in fungal tissues...
  10. pmc Tidying up international nucleotide sequence databases: ecological, geographical and sequence quality annotation of its sequences of mycorrhizal fungi
    Leho Tedersoo
    Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    PLoS ONE 6:e24940. 2011
    ..ebi.ac.uk/ena/), the annotated sequences have a special link-out to UNITE. We intend to expand the data annotation to additional genes and all taxonomic groups and functional guilds of fungi...
  11. doi request reprint Spatial structure and the effects of host and soil environments on communities of ectomycorrhizal fungi in wooded savannas and rain forests of Continental Africa and Madagascar
    Leho Tedersoo
    Department of Botany, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, University of Tartu, 40 Lai St, 51005 Tartu, Estonia
    Mol Ecol 20:3071-80. 2011
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  12. ncbi request reprint Molecular and morphological diversity of pezizalean ectomycorrhiza
    Leho Tedersoo
    Institute of Botany and Ecology, University of Tartu, 40 Lai Str, 51005 Tartu, Estonia
    New Phytol 170:581-96. 2006
    ..Fruit-body sequences and EcM descriptions will facilitate identification of pezizalean EcM in future studies...
  13. doi request reprint 454 Pyrosequencing and Sanger sequencing of tropical mycorrhizal fungi provide similar results but reveal substantial methodological biases
    Leho Tedersoo
    Department of Botany, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, University of Tartu, 40 Lai St, 51005 Tartu, Estonia
    New Phytol 188:291-301. 2010
    ..A well-populated backbone database facilitates the detection of biological and technical artifacts. The pyrosequencing pipeline is available at http://unite.ut.ee/454pipeline.tgz...
  14. ncbi request reprint Parallel evolutionary paths to mycoheterotrophy in understorey Ericaceae and Orchidaceae: ecological evidence for mixotrophy in Pyroleae
    Leho Tedersoo
    Institute of Botany and Ecology, University of Tartu, 40 Lai Str, 51005, Tartu, Estonia
    Oecologia 151:206-17. 2007
    ..to surrounding trees, allowing the C flows deduced from isotopic evidence. These data suggest that we need to reconsider ecological roles of understorey plants, which could influence the dynamics and composition of forest communities...
  15. doi request reprint Ascomycetes associated with ectomycorrhizas: molecular diversity and ecology with particular reference to the Helotiales
    Leho Tedersoo
    Department of Botany, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, University of Tartu, 40 Lai Street, 51005 Tartu, Estonia
    Environ Microbiol 11:3166-78. 2009
    ..The ubiquity and diversity of the secondary root-associated fungi should be considered in studies of mycorrhizal communities to avoid overestimating the richness of true symbionts...
  16. ncbi request reprint Establishment of ectomycorrhizal fungal community on isolated Nothofagus cunninghamii seedlings regenerating on dead wood in Australian wet temperate forests: does fruit-body type matter?
    Leho Tedersoo
    Department of Botany, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, University of Tartu, 51005, Tartu, Estonia
    Mycorrhiza 19:403-16. 2009
    ..Rather, biogeographic factors as well as differential dispersal and competitive abilities of fungal taxa are likely to play a key role in structuring the ectomycorrhizal fungal community on isolated seedlings in decaying wood...
  17. doi request reprint Revisiting ectomycorrhizal fungi of the genus Alnus: differential host specificity, diversity and determinants of the fungal community
    Leho Tedersoo
    Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, University of Tartu, 40 Lai Street, 51005 Tartu, Estonia
    New Phytol 182:727-35. 2009
    ..Alder-associated fungi have independently evolved and subsequently radiated in several ectomycorrhizal lineages, indicating frequent and persistent host shifts after the divergence of Alnus and Betula...
  18. doi request reprint Strong host preference of ectomycorrhizal fungi in a Tasmanian wet sclerophyll forest as revealed by DNA barcoding and taxon-specific primers
    Leho Tedersoo
    Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, University of Tartu, 40 Lai Street, EST 51005 Tartu, Estonia
    New Phytol 180:479-90. 2008
    ..Apart from the richness of Descolea, Tulasnella and Helotiales and the lack of Suillus-Rhizopogon and Amphinema-Tylospora, the ECM fungal diversity and phylogenetic community structure is similar to that in the Holarctic realm...
  19. doi request reprint Forest microsite effects on community composition of ectomycorrhizal fungi on seedlings of Picea abies and Betula pendula
    Leho Tedersoo
    Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, University of Tartu, 40 Lai Street 51005 Tartu, Estonia
    Environ Microbiol 10:1189-201. 2008
    ..Elevated microsites, especially decayed wood, act as seed beds for both ectomycorrhizal forest trees and fungi, thus affecting the succession of boreal forest ecosystems...
  20. doi request reprint Ectomycorrhizal fungi of exotic pine plantations in relation to native host trees in Iran: evidence of host range expansion by local symbionts to distantly related host taxa
    Mohammad Bahram
    Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, Tartu University, 40 Lai, 51005 Tartu, Estonia
    Mycorrhiza 23:11-9. 2013
    ..The great number of shared and possibly compatible symbiotic species between exotic Pinaceae and local Fagales (Fagaceae and Betulaceae) may reflect their evolutionary adaptations and/or ancestral compatibility with one another...
  21. ncbi request reprint Mycorrhizal symbionts of Pisonia grandis and P. sechellarum in Seychelles: identification of mycorrhizal fungi and description of new Tomentella species
    Triin Suvi
    Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, University of Tartu, 14a Ravila street, 50411 Tartu, Estonia
    Mycologia 102:522-33. 2010
    ..Only five Tomentella species are known to form ectomycorrhiza with P. grandis and they never have been found to be associated with another host, suggesting adaptation of these fungi to extreme environmental conditions in host's habitat...
  22. doi request reprint A single European aspen (Populus tremula) tree individual may potentially harbour dozens of Cenococcum geophilum ITS genotypes and hundreds of species of ectomycorrhizal fungi
    Mohammad Bahram
    Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 75:313-20. 2011
    ..This study demonstrates that a single tree may host as many EcMF species and individuals as recovered on multiple hosts in diverse communities over larger areas...
  23. doi request reprint Biogeography of ectomycorrhizal fungi associated with alders (Alnus spp.) in relation to biotic and abiotic variables at the global scale
    Sergei Põlme
    Department of Botany, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, University of Tartu, 40 Lai St, 51005, Tartu, Estonia
    New Phytol 198:1239-49. 2013
    ....
  24. doi request reprint Regional and local patterns of ectomycorrhizal fungal diversity and community structure along an altitudinal gradient in the Hyrcanian forests of northern Iran
    Mohammad Bahram
    Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, University of Tartu, Tartu, Estonia
    New Phytol 193:465-73. 2012
    ..Because of multicollinearity with altitude, the direct effects of climatic variables and their seasonality warrant further investigation at the regional and continental scales...
  25. doi request reprint Towards a unified paradigm for sequence-based identification of fungi
    Urmas Kõljalg
    Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, University of Tartu, Lai 40, Tartu, 51005, Estonia Natural History Museum, University of Tartu, Vanemuise 46, Tartu, 51014, Estonia
    Mol Ecol 22:5271-7. 2013
    ..We invite everybody in the position to improve the annotation or metadata associated with their particular fungal lineages of expertise to do so through the new Web-based sequence management system in UNITE. ..
  26. ncbi request reprint UNITE: a database providing web-based methods for the molecular identification of ectomycorrhizal fungi
    Urmas Kõljalg
    Institute of Botany, University of Tartu, 40 Lai Str, EE 51005 Tartu, Estonia
    New Phytol 166:1063-8. 2005
    ..It should be noted that the current version of UNITE is dedicated to the reliable identification of ECM fungi. The UNITE database is accessible through the URL http://unite.zbi.ee..
  27. doi request reprint Invasion potential and host shifts of Australian and African ectomycorrhizal fungi in mixed eucalypt plantations
    Teele Jairus
    Department of Botany, Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, University of Tartu, 40 Lai St, 51005 Tartu, Estonia West Lunga Trust, PO Box 16 00 10 Mwinilunga, Zambia
    New Phytol 192:179-87. 2011
    ..Inoculation of eucalypts with native edible fungi may ameliorate the potential invasion risks of introduced fungi and provide an alternative source of nutrition...
  28. ncbi request reprint Does host plant richness explain diversity of ectomycorrhizal fungi? Re-evaluation of Gao et al. (2013) data sets reveals sampling effects
    Leho Tedersoo
    Natural History Museum and Institute of Ecology and Earth Sciences, University of Tartu, 14A Ravila, Tartu, 50411, Estonia
    Mol Ecol 23:992-5. 2014
    ..Here, we challenge these findings by re-analysis of data and ascribe the reported results to sampling effect and poor data compilation. ..