Anaerobic Fungi...

Eric Grunden egrunden at prairienet.org
Thu Mar 21 10:47:53 EST 1996


In a previous article, D.BRAYFORD at cabi.org ("David Brayford ", IMI) says:

>Plants parasitic upon fungi?
>It depends how you define 'parasitism' and 'plants'.  The obvious examples 
>are mycorrhizal relationships and the lichenised ascomycetes with algal 
>partners.  These might be interpreted as mutualistic symbioses rather than 
>parasitism, but the 'plant' clearly benefits from the fungus, which is kinda 
>what you were asking.
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Kinda, but not quite. I want to know if there are any plants that
consume fungi until the fungus dies. A true parasite or pathogen
of the fungus.   
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