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, Volume 77, Issue 12, pp 584–586 | Cite as

Do fungi building limestones exist in semi-arid regions?

  • E. P. Verrecchia
  • J. -L. Dumont
  • K. E. Rolko
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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. P. Verrecchia
    • 1
  • J. -L. Dumont
    • 1
  • K. E. Rolko
    • 1
  1. 1.Equipe “Géomicrobiologie et Sédimentologie en zone aride”UPR A 4501, Centre de Géomorphologie du C. N. R. S.CaenFrance

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