#074: Arbuscular Mycorrhizae

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  1. October 17, 2016

    […] that plants use AM fungi to communicate with their neighboring plants.  For more on AM, see FFF#074.  Only one fungus (Geosiphon pyriformis) is known to not form AM.  Instead, pyriformis is […]

  2. June 2, 2017

    […] role. All glomeromycotans form arbuscular mycorrhizas (AM) with various terrestrial plants (see FFF#074 for a full discussion of AM). The one exception to this rule – since there is always an exception […]

  3. March 23, 2018

    […] are two basic types of mycorrhizas: ectomycorrhizas (see FFF#075) and arbuscular mycorrhizas (see FFF#074). Most plants use arbuscular mycorrhizas and partner with fungi in the Glomeromycota. Those fungi […]

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