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Main Title The fungal community : its organization and role in the ecosystem /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Dighton, John,
White, James F.,
Publisher CRC Press,
Year Published 2017
Call Number QK604.2.C64T444 2017
ISBN 9781315119496
Subjects Fungal communities. ; Fungi--Ecology.
Internet Access
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Edition Fourth edition.
Collation 1 online resource (619 pages) : 60 illustrations
Due to license restrictions, this resource is available to EPA employees and authorized contractors only
Contents Notes
part Part I: Integrating Genomics and Metagenomics into Community Analysis -- chapter 1 Molecular Community Ecology of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi -- chapter 2 Comparative and Functional Genomics of Ectomycorrhizal Symbiosis -- chapter 3 Early Fungi: Evidence from the Fossil Record -- chapter 4 Evolution of Lichens -- part Part II: Recent Advances in Fungal Endophyte Research -- chapter 5 A Novel Framework for Decoding Fungal Endophyte Diversity -- chapter 6 Foliar Endophyte Communities and Leaf Traits in Tropical Trees -- chapter 7 Community Assembly of Phyllosphere Endophytes: A Closer Look at Fungal Life Cycle Dynamics, Competition, and Phytochemistry in the Shaping of the Fungal Community -- chapter 8 Interactions between Fungal Endophytes and Bacterial Colonizers of Fescue Grass -- part Part III: Fungal Communities in Terrestrial Ecosystems -- chapter 9 Geomycology: Geoactive Fungal Roles in the Biosphere -- chapter 10 Lichens and Microfungi in Biological Soil Crusts: Structure and Function Now and in the Future -- chapter 11 Ecology of Fungal Phylloplane Epiphytes -- chapter 12 Wood Decay Communities in Angiosperm Wood -- chapter 13 Lichens in Natural Ecosystems -- part Part IV: Fungal Communities in Marine and Aquatic Ecosystems -- chapter 14 Diversity and Role of Fungi in the Marine Ecosystem -- chapter 15 Aquatic Hyphomycete Communities in Freshwater -- chapter 16 The Ecology of Chytrid and Aphelid Parasites of Phytoplankton -- chapter 17 Crown Oomycetes Have Evolved as Effective Plant and Animal Parasites -- part Part V: Fungal Adaptations to Stress and Conservation Chapter -- chapter 18 Adaptations of Fungi and Fungal-Like Organisms for Growth under Reduced Dissolved Oxygen Concentrations -- chapter 19 Fungi in Extreme and Stressful Environments -- chapter 20 Reaching the Wind: Boundary Layer Escape as a Constraint on Ascomycete Spore Dispersal -- chapter 21 Who Cares? The Human Perspective on Fungal Conservation -- part Part VI: Fungal�Faunal Interactions -- chapter 22 Belowground Trophic Interactions -- chapter 23 Mycophagy and Spore Dispersal by Vertebrates -- chapter 24 The Fungal Spore: Myrmecophilous Ophiocordyceps as a Case Study -- chapter 25 Coevolution of Fungi and Invertebrates -- chapter 26 Fungal Diversity of Macrotermes�Termitomyces Nests in Tsavo, Kenya -- chapter 27 Emerging Mycoses and Fungus-Like Diseases of Vertebrate Wildlife -- chapter 28 Geomyces and Pseudogymnoascus: Emergence of a Primary Pathogen, the Causative Agent of Bat White-Nose Syndrome -- part Part VII: Fungal Communities, Climate Change, and Pollution -- chapter 29 Mycorrhizal Fungi and Accompanying Microorganisms in Improving Phytoremediation Techniques -- chapter 30 Effects of Toxic Metals on Chytrids, Fungal-Like Organisms, and Higher Fungi -- chapter 31 The Fungal Community in Organically Polluted Systems -- chapter 32 Fungal Communities and Climate Change -- part Part VIII: Fungi in the Built Environment -- chapter 33 Decomposition of Wooden Structures by Fungi -- chapter 34 Fungal Degradation of Our Cultural Heritage -- chapter 35 Microorganisms for Safeguarding Cultural Heritage -- part Part IX: Fungal Signaling and Communication -- chapter 36 Airborne Signals: Volatile-Mediated Communication between Plants, Fungi, and Microorganisms -- chapter 37 Mycorrhizal Fungal Networks as Plant Communication Systems -- chapter 38 Fungal�Fungal Interactions: From Natural Ecosystems to Managed Plant Production, with Emphasis on Biological Control of Plant Diseases -- chapter 39 Ecology and Evolution of Fungal-Bacterial Interactions. a number of chapters provide excellent summaries of the modern methods available for studying fungal ecology, along with those more traditional methods that are still extremely valuable�overall it is a hugely valuable compendium of fungal ecology research. It is a must for the library shelf.