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- Hogberg, P.; Plamboeck, A.H.; Taylor, A.F.S.; Fransson, P.M.A.
- Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 1999 v.96 no.15 pp. 8534-8539
- saprophytes, etc ; mycorrhizal fungi; soil fungi; carbon; stable isotopes; chemical composition; fungal anatomy; mixed forests; forest trees; ectomycorrhizae; biochemical pathways; Sweden; Show all 12 Subjects
- ... Fungi play crucial roles in the biogeochemistry of terrestrial ecosystems, most notably as saprophytes decomposing organic matter and as mycorrhizal fungi enhancing plant nutrient uptake. However, a recurrent problem in fungal ecology is to establish the trophic status of species in the field. Our interpretations and conclusions are too often based on extrapolations from laboratory microcosm exper ...
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