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Fungal species in forests are composed of two cohorts: cosmopolitan species that are found across much of the world, and endemic species limited in range to specific regions. These two groups of fungi disperse and compete for space differently, leading to a great diversity of species in forests.
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This page is a summary of: Influence of endemic versus cosmopolitan species on the local assembly of ectomycorrhizal fungal communities, New Phytologist, November 2020, Wiley, DOI: 10.1111/nph.17015.
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