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SS-AGR-170: Importance of Mycorrhizae for Agricultural Crops

Figure 1. Ectomycorrhizal roots of Pinus sp.(a) and Eucalyptus sp.(b). Note the dense fungal mass arond the roots and the bifurcated nature of this type of mycorrhiza, seen with the naked eye. Most ectomycorrhizal fungi produce mushrooms (c, d, e), in association with the host plant.