Book ID: 102375
Glomeromycota. 2012. 85 col. plates. 303 p. 4to. Paper bd.
Recognition of species is fundamental to understanding how diversity affects ecosystem processes. Soil microorganisms having a worldwide distribution, and coexisting in a symbiotic association with ca. 70–90% of vascular land plants of the Earth are arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) of the phylum Glomeromycota (Smith & Read 2008). More than 220 species of this group of fungi have been described to date