Video Showing Bitunicate ascus dehiscence in Lindgomyces carolinensis

Video showing Bitunicate (or, jack-in-the-box) ascus dehiscence in Lindgomyces carolinensis, a freshwater Dothideomycete fungus Submitted by Huzefa A. Raja, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27402, United States The Dothideomycetes are distinguished from the other Ascomycota (ascus bearing fungi), mainly based on morphological Read more…

Are fungi hidden drivers of plant distributions and population persistence?

Are fungi hidden drivers of plant distributions and population persistence? An article written by Aaron S. David (recipient of MSA’s 2017 Forest Fungal Ecology Grant Award), Research Ecologist, USDA-ARS Invasive Plant Research Laboratory, Fort Lauderdale, FL By now it’s become a well-worn phrase, but the fungal communities that inhabit soils Read more…

AIBS Awards MSA Graduate Student, Brian Lovett, with an Emerging Public Policy Leadership Award

The American Institute of Biological Sciences Awards MSA Graduate Student, Brian Lovett, with an Emerging Public Policy Leadership Award The AIBS describes the award and Brian: “The American Institute of Biological Sciences annually recognizes, with the Emerging Public Policy Leadership Award, one or two graduate students in the biological sciences Read more…