Fungi Revealed as Major Player in Boreal Forests (8 of 12) (image) American Association for the Advancement of Science Share Print E-Mail 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] Usage Restrictions Please cite the owner of the image when publishing. This image may be freely used by reporters as part of news coverage, with proper attribution. Non-reporters must contact Science for permission. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.