Study Detail

TitleAdaptive differentiation in natural populations of a lichen-forming fungus along an elevation cline
Study TypeOther
Abstract Many fungal species occur across a wide variety of habitats. Particularly lichens, fungi that form symbioses with photosynthetic algae or bacteria, have evolved a remarkable tolerance for environmental extremes. Despite their ecological importance and ubiquity, we know little about the genetic basis .. [more]
Description Many fungal species occur across a wide variety of habitats. Particularly lichens, fungi that form symbioses with photosynthetic algae or bacteria, have evolved a remarkable tolerance for environmental extremes. Despite their ecological importance and ubiquity, we know little about the genetic basis .. [more]
Center NameLOEWE Excellence Cluster for Integrative Fungal Research (IPF), Biodiversity and Climate Research Center, Senckenberg Gesellschaft f.r Naturforschung, and Goethe University Frankfurt am Main