Mycorrhiza

, Volume 3, Issue 1, pp 43–49

Anatomical studies on ectomycorrhizas

II. The ectomycorrhizas produced by Amanita muscaria, Laccaria laccata and Suillus brevipes on Pinuspatula

Authors

  • V. Mohan
    • Centre of Advanced Study in Botany, University of Madras
  • K. Natarajan
    • Centre of Advanced Study in Botany, University of Madras
  • K. Ingleby
    • Institute of Terrestrial Ecology
Original Papers

DOI: 10.1007/BF00213467

Cite this article as:
Mohan, V., Natarajan, K. & Ingleby, K. Mycorrhiza (1993) 3: 43. doi:10.1007/BF00213467

Abstract

Ectomycorrhizas of 5-month-old Pinus patula plants grown in autoclaved shola soil (forest soil) inoculated with basidiospores of Amanita muscaria, Laccaria laccata and Suillus brevipes are described. The main em phasis is on the organisation of the mantle tissue as seen in plan view and features of associated hyphae and strands. The different layers in the mantle produced by the different fungi are described and illustrated.

Key words

Pinus patulaAmanita muscariaLaccaria laccataSuillus brevipesEctomycorrhizasRhizomorphsMantle structure

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© Springer-Verlag 1993