Underground Fungal Colonies Act as Aid Networks For Some Older Trees, Scientists Find

Joseph Birch (ALES) discusses his study that shows the more fungal colonies mature trees are connected to, the better they grow – an important discovery for forest management and climate change response.

Wildfires, logging affect fungi pine forests depend on for survival, studies show

Disturbances can hit Alberta’s lodgepole pine forests hard—including life under the soil, which can stress forests and make it tougher for pine seedlings to regenerate, said Jean Rodriguez Ramos, a PhD candidate in Renewable Resources at the Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences