Chris Walker commented on Chris Walker's newsfeed:
Similar problem with Rhizophagus. Besides being an arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus, the name is valid for a genus of wood-boring beetles. Nice pictures of the beetles, but they are in the wrong Kingdom's pages.
11 months ago
Chris Walker marked the classification from "Index Fungorum" as preferred for "Sclerocystis Berk. & Broome 1875".
We have a marine shellfish Glomus nitens in the fungal (Glomeromycota) page for Glomus. I am not sure how to get these images moved to their correct Kingdom's pages.
Chris Walker commented on an older version of Glomus macrocarpum LECTOTYPE sporocarp fragments:
The Tulasne brothers never knew that this was a mycorrhizal fungus. The link with these fungi and mycorrhizas was not understood until the 1950s
about 3 years ago
Chris Walker commented on an older version of Image of Glomus macrocarpum:
Amazing to think this was collected in the middle of the 19th Century!
Become part of the EOL community—sign up for the EOL Newsletter today
Become part of the EOL community!
Join EOL now
Already a member?
Visit the Biodiversity Heritage Library