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Scott Mcphee hyphae at email.msn.com
Thu Nov 19 21:26:10 EST 1998


To whom it may concern, I found this page regarding orchid mycorrhizae.

http://www.ozemail.aust.com/~graemebr/nzealand/fungi.htm

Scott Mcphee



Laurel Carroll wrote in message <364B98B7.4C1F at concentric.net>...
>untung wrote:
>>
>> Have you got the answer?  Otherwise, I'll try to look it up for you.
>>
>> Untung
>>
>> @esn.net <@esn.net> wrote in message ...
>> >What spp. of mycorrizae form associations with terrestrial
>> >Cypripediums?
>> >
>> >Thanks in advance!
>> >Kelvin Taylor
>> >
>> >
>> >
>To whomever it is who's looking for mycorrhizal fungi symbiotic with
>Cypripediums:
>
>Three genera recently associated with Spiranthes and Plantanthera are
>Ceratorhiza, Moniliopsis, and Epulorhiza. Identifying fungal symbionts
>in these relationships is a bit of a cunumdrum due to difficulty of
>cultivating the fungus so that it produces a "fruiting body," upon which
>so much classification is based. Try: Gill, D.E. 1996. The natural
>population ecology of temperate terrestrials: Pink Lady's-Slippers,
>Cypripedium acaule. In: C. Allen [ed.], Proceedings of the North
>American Native Terestrial Orchid Propagation and Production Conference.
>pp 91-106. National Aboretum, Washington, D.C.; also try Lawrence W.
>Zettler, Dept. Bio., The Illinois College, 1101 W. College Ave.,
>Jacksonville, Ill. 62650-2299.





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