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The Ectomycorrhizal community in natural Tuber borchii grounds

Iotti, Mirco and Lancellotti, Enrico and Hall, Ian and Zambonelli, Alessandra (2010) The Ectomycorrhizal community in natural Tuber borchii grounds. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, Vol. 72 (2), p. 250-260. eISSN 1574-6941. Article.

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DOI: 10.1111/j.1574-6941.2010.00844.x


Although Tuber borchii is a commercially valuable truffle, its habitat has been virtually ignored. Here, we examine the ectomycorrhizal fungal communities in natural T. borchii grounds. Ectomycorrhizas under T. borchii ascomata and up to 1m away were collected and morphologically assigned to pine or oak host plants. They were then morphotyped and molecular typed using internal transcribed spacer regions. Seventy ectomycorrhizal taxa were identified, many of which were rare. Tuber borchii dominated, forming 20% of ectomycorrhizas, with Thelephoraceae, Inocybaceae and Sebacinaceae being the other main species. Species composition was markedly affected by the host plant, although community structure and composition was also influenced by the location from which the soil cores were collected. Tuber dryophilum, an edible truffle, but without commercial value, shared the habitat with T. borchii. Its mycorrhizas were never found together with those of T. borchii. Tuber borchii was present on both oaks and pines, but was more abundant in soil cores where the roots of both hosts were present. It is suggested that the presence of young oaks contributed to the maintenance of T. borchii colonization on pines.

Item Type:Article
ID Code:5921
Uncontrolled Keywords:Bianchetto, ITS-rDNA, morphotyping, mixed forest, ectomycorrhizal diversity, truffière
Subjects:Area 07 - Scienze agrarie e veterinarie > AGR/12 Patologia vegetale
Divisions:001 Università di Sassari > 01 Dipartimenti > Protezione delle piante
Publisher:Blackwell / Wiley
Copyright Holders:© 2010 Federation of European Microbiological Societies
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