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Source: Journal of Ecology

Garlic Mustard Inhibits Ectomycorrhizal Fungi in its Introduced Range

Ectomycorrhizal (EM) fungi play key roles in forest ecosystems, but the potential effects of invasive plants on EM fungal communities have not been assessed. In this study, we tested whether the non-mycorrhizal herbaceous plant Alliaria petiolata (garlic mustard) can alter the abundance of EM fungal communities in North America.

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