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www.newphytologist.org The Authors (2008). Journal compilation New Phytologist (2008) Fungal networks made of
 

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www.newphytologist.org © The Authors (2008). Journal compilation © New Phytologist (2008)
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Meetings
Fungal networks made of
humans: UNITE, FESIN, and
frontiers in fungal ecology
UNITE/FESIN meeting, Dragør, Denmark,
September 2007
The recent bloom of fungal community ecology can be credited
inlargeparttothedevelopmentofmoleculartoolsforidentifica-
tion of fungi (Koljalg et al., 2005). These tools have been largely
self-assembled, as individual researchers have borrowed
techniques from other fields such as molecular systematics and
medical diagnostics and applied them to particular studies. As
a result, the development of the field has had some resemblance
to an unplanned boomtown; growth has been breathtakingly
rapid but weak on development of coordinated infrastructure.
To address these challenges, researchers have started to assemble
into larger networks. Two such groups, the Fungal Environ-

  

Source: Arnold, A. Elizabeth - School of Plant Sciences, University of Arizona
California at Berkeley, University of - Jepson Herbaria
Silver, Whendee - Department of Environmental Science Policy and Management, University of California at Berkeley

 

Collections: Biology and Medicine; Environmental Sciences and Ecology