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FESIN workshops at ESA--the mycelial network grows Thomas R. Horton & A. Elizabeth Arnold &
 

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FESIN workshops at ESA--the mycelial network grows
Thomas R. Horton & A. Elizabeth Arnold &
Thomas D. Bruns
Received: 24 September 2008 /Accepted: 22 October 2008
# Springer-Verlag 2008
Keywords FESIN . ESA . Fungi . Environmental sampling
The first large public meeting of the Fungal Environmental
Sampling and Informatics Network (FESIN: http://www.
bio.utk.edu/fesin/title.htm) took place at the Ecological
Society of America (ESA) meetings in Milwaukee this
summer. Last year's meetings at the Mycological Society of
America (MSA) and ESA meetings were mostly informa-
tional, highlighting future activities of this NSF-sponsored
research coordination network. A joint meeting between
FESIN and the User-friendly Nordic ITS Ectomycorrhizal
group (UNITE) also occurred last year to spearhead
research proposals, and discuss pros and cons of current
methods for analyzing fungal communities (Bruns et al.
2008). This year's meeting included 2 days of preconference

  

Source: Arnold, A. Elizabeth - School of Plant Sciences, University of Arizona
California at Berkeley, University of - Jepson Herbaria
Horton, Tom - Faculty of Environmental and Forest Biology, SUNY, College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Silver, Whendee - Department of Environmental Science Policy and Management, University of California at Berkeley

 

Collections: Biology and Medicine; Environmental Sciences and Ecology