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Fungi Revealed as Major Player in Boreal Forests (8 of 12)

Caption: Soil organic matter in boreal forests is, to a large extent, built from plant roots and associated fungal mycelium. This image relates to a paper that appeared in the March 29, 2013, issue of Science, published by AAAS. The paper, by Karina Clemmensen at Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences in Uppsala, Sweden, and colleagues was titled, "Roots and Associated Fungi Drive Long-Term Carbon Sequestration in Boreal Forest."

Credit: [Image courtesy of Karina Clemmensen]

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