Lecture #5

Zygomycetes II: Endogonales & Glomales


Endogonales & Glomales

General characteristics

Evolutionary Importance of mycorrhizae

VAM vs. Ectomycorrhizae


Mycorrhizal Symbioses

Fungal benefits

Plant benefits


Endogonales and Glomales

Endogonales (See p. 152)

Glomales (See p. 153)

General characteristics of Glomales

Gigasporaceae

Acaulosporaceae and Glomaceae

Acaulosporaceae:

Aculospora the spore forms laterally on the subtending hypha
Entrophospora spore develops within the neck of the hypha

Glomaceae:


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