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*  UNE: Living Soils: The Underworld Invertebrate animals: Fungi
The main food of fungi is organic matter in leaf litter, dung, soil and carrion. They (along with bacteria) are the main ... connections in the microscopic fungal strands in the soil may have broken as it grew outwards from the original germination ... The spores borne on these fruiting bodies disperse in the wind, or in or on, the bodies of animals feeding on them e.g. ... But their microscopic, mouldy strands are growing through bits of organic matter and soil, through leaf litter, dead wood and ...
  https://openlearning.une.edu.au/LivingSoils/index.php?u=module01/fungi.htm
*  Fungi - Encyclopedia of Arkansas
... and leaf litter).. Food Sources for Fungi. Fungi can obtain their food as saprophytes, parasites, or symbionts. Saprophytes, ... Spores allow a fungus to move to a new food source, serve as a resistant stage to allow the fungus to survive periods of ... Fungal pathogens are associated with a number of diseases in plants (e.g., rice blast, sheath blight, corn smut, soybean rust, ... Fungi range from the microscopic, such as yeasts and filamentous molds, to macroscopic forms, such as gilled mushrooms, boletes ...
  http://www.encyclopediaofarkansas.net/encyclopedia/entry-detail.aspx?entryID=6589
*  Microbial assessment of effective earthworm management trials for restoration of an urban temperate forest site | JYI - The...
... have transformed forest ecosystems along the eastern seaboard of the United States by decimating the forest leaf litter layer, ... Further, we predicted that the fungal community would respond positively to the sulfur plus oak leaf litter treatment because ... of the available annual leaf litter and with it at least 22 species of the fungi using that food source (Knollenberg et al. ... 2004) The DIRT experiment: litter and root influences on forest soil organic matter stocks and function. Chapter 15 In: Foster ...
  http://www.jyi.org/issue/microbial-assessment-of-effective-earthworm-management-trials-for-restoration-of-an-urban-temperate-forest-site/
*  Coping with living in the soil: the genome of the parthenogenetic springtail Folsomia candida | BMC Genomics | Full Text
They inhabit soil and leaf litter layers and they have radiated into many niches [5]. For many years, F. candida has been used ... These genes may allow access to important food sources in a habitat rich in plant- and fungal degradation products, which are ... especially those contained in decaying plant and fungal organic matter. Intra- as well as inter-scaffold duplications of gene ... Until now such information is mostly limited to nematodes, representatives of the (microscopic) microfauna and a few ...
  https://bmcgenomics.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12864-017-3852-x
*  Cantaloupe and Specialty Melons | UGA Cooperative Extension
Fungal Diseases Diseases caused by fungi are the most damaging to most crops, including cucurbits. Fungal inoculum (spores, ... Food & Health Food Preservation, Commercial & Home Food Safety, Food Science & Manufacturing, Nutrition and Health ... Alternaria Leaf Spot. Alternaria leaf spot is caused by Alternaria spp. and can cause serious damage under extended periods of ... Even though soils in Georgia are characteristically low in organic matter, it still presents problems. Dead or dying organic ...
  http://extension.uga.edu/publications/detail.html?number=B1179
*  Soil protists: a fertile frontier in soil biology research, FEMS Microbiology Reviews | 10.1093/femsre/fuy006 | DeepDyve
Organic nitrogen-driven stimulation of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal hyphae correlates with abundance of ammonia oxidizers . ... Food concentration-dependent regulation of food selectivity of interception-feeding bacterivorous nanoflagellates . Aquat ... such as spores (Fig. 3). With few exceptions, spores and cysts are morphologically distinct (Fig. 3). While it may seem just ... Patterns of diversity in microscopic animals: are they comparable to those in protists or in larger animals? ? Global Ecol ...
  https://www.deepdyve.com/lp/ou_press/soil-protists-a-fertile-frontier-in-soil-biology-research-pvA0zWgNm0
*  Cretinism or Evilution?: Why We Believe in a Designer!
All other known sponges just filter water, hoping to nab some teeny bits of bacteria or organic matter. But food is quite ... an infected plant displays a bristle of fungal spores. Pushing perversity to the extreme, the fungus causes its floral host to ... "a microscopic animal that is very picky about its food - so picky that it prefers to all other things the optic nerve, and ... A cat that has rolled around in a whole field of catnip [O.D.'d on it] will stagger into the house and miss the litter box.) ...
  http://www.talkorigins.org/faqs/ce/4/part2.html
*  Written In Stone...seen through my lens: October 2013
But spores don't merge. There are no fungal males and females, and the spores actually form a new fungal organism BEFORE ... Sprouting on dewy lawns, rotting stumps, compost piles, animal dung, and leaf litter, their names conjure up images of ... The plan is that a large number of "inoculating" spores will eventually alight on preferential food sources and begin to ... Also, of great importance is the soil's organic content, pH (which is modified by the presence of tree type), and the ...
  http://written-in-stone-seen-through-my-lens.blogspot.fr/2013_10_01_archive.html
*  Introduction to Fungi
Unlike plant seeds, fungal spores lack an embryo, but contain food reserves needed for germination. Many fungi produce more ... Most fungi reproduce by spores and have a body (thallus) composed of microscopic tubular cells called hyphae. Fungi are ... Lignin is one of the most abundant organic polymers, accounting for 30% of the organic carbon on the planet-only cellulose is ... Many leaf-spotting fungi produce toxins that kill host cells and this often produces a lesion surrounded by a yellow halo (Fig ...
  http://www.apsnet.org/edcenter/intropp/pathogengroups/pages/introfungi.aspx
*  Branches on the Tree of Life
Tree moss, leaf litter and compost piles swarm with nematodes. Examine these materials using a stereo microscope or hand- ... 2.) Chapter 2: Decomposition-based Food Chains. 00:03:06Decomposition-based Food Chains: Materials are recycled in ecological ... 5.) Chapter 5: Microscopic Observations. 00:07:11Functions and Techniques: The function of the condenser and iris diaphragm, ... 00:05:40Zygomycetes include many molds that aid in the decay of dead plants and other organic material such as feces. A rotting ...
  http://www.ambrosevideo.com/screening-room/120-BBT
*  Ectomycorrhiza - Wikipedia
Other indirect factors can also play a role in the EcM fungal community, such as leaf fall and litter quality, which ... Regardless, the ability of these certain mammals to spread fungal spores is thus indirectly related to plant community ... They are able to achieve this through allowing the establishment of early vegetation and subsequent organic litter, preventing ... Most of these produce microscopic propagules of about 10 μm that can disperse over large distances by way of various vectors, ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ectomycorrhiza
*  Fungi by Emma Ritcey on Prezi
Most get their food from dead organic matter. These organisms are called saprophytes.. Fungi that receive their food from ... Their spores are the only fungal cells that have flagella.. Phylum Zygomycota. These fungi reproduce both asexually and ... It is found in the detritus of leaf litter and forests all over the world. Their immature fruiting bodies are spherical and ... Soil has microscopic pockets of air between the mineral particles, water, and organic matter.. The hyphae of the fungi grow ...
  https://prezi.com/5qt3qvlmxotp/fungi/
*  Black Mold Test Inspection Mold Inspector Testing Spore Damage Problem
Microscopic features include quadriseptate spores, originating in an enclosed membrane.. Sporothrix. The species Sporothrix ... The production of the fungal toxin is dependent on the growth conditions and on the substrate used as a food source.. ... Additionally, the volatile organic compound (VOC) 'geosmin' is generated by the action of this mold. Often an irritant to mucus ... Found in soil and on house plants and vegetables, it is also known as 'gray mold'. It causes leaf rot on grapes, strawberries, ...
  http://byebyemold.com/mold_glossary.php
*  Urban Entomology [Ebeling Chap. 10] Pests in Excessively Damp Locations...
Oxidus gracilis appeared to breed only in wild and overgrown areas where there was much decaying leaf litter. From these places ... In addition to whatever nutritive material that may be present in the organic matter, mildew spores can form, contributing ... The larvae and adults feed on molds on various food products, and the females oviposit on the food (Linsley and Michelbacher, ... such as leaf mold or fungal mycelia. (See under "Springtails" in this chapter.) There are other arthropods, such as sowbugs, ...
  http://www.entomology.ucr.edu/ebeling/ebel10.html
*  Mushroom - Wikipedia
... spores develop within microscopic elongated, sac-like cells called asci, which typically contain eight spores in each ascus. ... The Pyrenomycetes, tiny dark-colored fungi that live on a wide range of substrates including soil, dung, leaf litter, and ... "Food Composition Databases Show Foods List". ndb.nal.usda.gov. Retrieved 26 February 2017. Kalaras, M. D.; Beelman, R. B.; ... The chromophores of mushroom dyes are organic compounds and produce strong and vivid colors, and all colors of the spectrum can ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mushroom
*  Written In Stone...seen through my lens: Neighborhood Mushroom Watch (Someone's Got To Do It): Part III - Spore Release and...
... spores are microscopic, unicellular, produced in far greater numbers and don't contain miniature plant embryos and food stores ... elegans magically sprang up in gregarious clusters from a bed of decomposing wood mulch and leaf litter in my yard. Its genus ... Rather than relying on wind and gravity to disperse the spores, the two commonest dispersal modalities for all fungal spores, ... The complex organic molecules of detritus (dead plant material, animal remains and fecal material) are broken down by ...
  http://written-in-stone-seen-through-my-lens.blogspot.fr/2016/11/neighborhood-mushroom-watch-someones.html
*  Written In Stone...seen through my lens: November 2016
... spores are microscopic, unicellular, produced in far greater numbers and don't contain miniature plant embryos and food stores ... elegans magically sprang up in gregarious clusters from a bed of decomposing wood mulch and leaf litter in my yard. Its genus ... Rather than relying on wind and gravity to disperse the spores, the two commonest dispersal modalities for all fungal spores, ... The complex organic molecules of detritus (dead plant material, animal remains and fecal material) are broken down by ...
  http://written-in-stone-seen-through-my-lens.blogspot.fr/2016_11_01_archive.html
*  Soil Bacteria - The Myth of Identification & Managment - Garden Myths
Therefore one can adjust the bacterial to fungal ratios in the soil by adjusting the C:N ratios of the litter layer. Litter ... They are probably generalists that will start to degrade any organic matter that is next to them - maple leaf, hosta leaf or ... Soil food web analysis is not about identifying specific bacterial species or fungal species. The point of using a microscope ... After that point, one can do a microscopic soil test once per year or less to monitor the persistence of the new species in the ...
  http://www.gardenmyths.com/soil-bacteria-myth-identification-managment/
*  Pest control (animal, insects and diseases): Leduc County
Removing any grass clippings, mulch, rotting wood and leaf litter around the foundation of your house will help keep the area ... Studies elsewhere have shown that Dothiorella fungus is spread as microscopic spores by water or wind.. The disease begins in ... Exercise good housekeeping practices and seal all food and organic waste in tightly sealed containers so as not to provide ... Fusarium graminearum is a fungal disease that can cripple wheat, barley, oat and corn crops. This cereal disease can pop up in ...
  http://www.leduc-county.com/services/pest-control
*  actinomycetales: Topics by WorldWideScience.org
Aflatoxins are polyaromatic mycotoxins that contaminate a range of food crops as a result of fungal growth and contribute to ... This is of particular relevance for two reasons: (i) although homologous to fungal FAS I, cryo-electron microscopic studies ... All organic waste produced in the park is processed in this facility, at a rate of four tons/day. Total DNA was extracted and ... Spores, coccoid, and filamentous cells, many with hair-like or knobby extensions, were some of the microbial structures ...
  https://worldwidescience.org/topicpages/a/actinomycetales.html
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