Partners for Life: Fungi & Plants

by Steve Kutos

Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of New Mexico’s Department of Biology

Originally presented on Februaury 9, 2022 by the Bergen/Passaic Chapter

Fungi and plants have coexisted for millions of years. Without both organisms, our world would look very different. Here I will discuss the wonderful world of fungi and their close relationship with plants. 

Here are two resources mentioned in the webininar: 
Mycorrhizal Status of some Plants – List 
Mycorrhizal fungi control phosphorus value in trade symbiosis with host roots when exposed to abrupt ‘crashes’ and ‘booms’ of resource availability