Affiliation: University of California
- The fitness of filamentous fungiAnne Pringle
Dept of Plant and Microbial Biology, 111 Koshland Hall, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 3102, USA
Trends Microbiol 10:474-81. 2002..Choices can also be based on the ecology of a species, for example whether a fungus is semelparous and reproduces once, or iteroparous and reproduces multiple times...
- Revisiting the rDNA sequence diversity of a natural population of the arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus Acaulospora colossicaAnne Pringle
Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, 111 Koshland Hall, Berkeley, CA 94720 3102, USA
Mycorrhiza 13:227-31. 2003....
- Global patterns of ectomycorrhizal introductionsElse C Vellinga
Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
New Phytol 181:960-73. 2009..Human-caused introductions of EM fungi are a common and global phenomenon.The mechanisms controlling EM fungi in novel habitats and potential impacts of EM fungal introductions are almost entirely unknown...
- The promise and the potential consequences of the global transport of mycorrhizal fungal inoculumMark W Schwartz
Department of Environmental Science and Policy, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
Ecol Lett 9:501-15. 2006..Additional research is needed on the potential of mycorrhizal fungi to spread to non-target areas and cause ecological damage...
- Dispersal of fungal spores on a cooperatively generated windMarcus Roper
Department of Mathematics and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:17474-9. 2010..sclerotiorum. Synchronous spore ejection may also provide a model for the evolution of stable, self-organized behaviors...
- Reproductive isolation and phylogenetic divergence in Neurospora: comparing methods of species recognition in a model eukaryoteJeremy R Dettman
Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, University of California, Berkeley, California 94720 3102, USA
Evolution 57:2721-41. 2003..We also observed sympatry-associated sexual dysfunction in interspecific crosses, which was consistent with the existence of reinforcement mechanisms...
- Identifying fitness and optimal life-history strategies for an asexual filamentous fungusMichael A Gilchrist
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville 37996, USA
Evolution 60:970-9. 2006..Unlike bang-bang strategies identified in other life-history studies, we find that the optimal allocation strategy for saprophytes does not entail the use of all of the resources within a patch...
- The captured launch of a ballistosporeAnne Pringle
Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
Mycologia 97:866-71. 2005..There is no known analog of this micromechanical process in animals, plants or bacteria, but the recent development of a surface tension motor may mimic the fungal biology described here...
- A keystone predator controls bacterial diversity in the pitcher-plant (Sarracenia purpurea) microecosystemCeleste N Peterson
Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Environ Microbiol 10:2257-66. 2008..smithii and increased with increasing pitcher size. Our results suggest that fundamental ecological concepts derived from macroscopic food webs can also be used to predict the bacterial assemblages in pitcher plants...
- Analogous effects of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in the laboratory and a North Carolina fieldAnne Pringle
Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, 16 Divinity Avenue, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
New Phytol 180:162-75. 2008..AM fungal identity appears to influence the growth and reproduction of plants in the field...