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Nellessen, Paula Donnelly and Entry, James A. (2001) Fungi. In: McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science & Technology. pp. 166-168. McGraw-Hill Inc., New York.

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Mycorrhizal fungi are ecologically significant because
they form symbiotic relationships in and on
the roots of host plants. The host plant provides the
fungus with a soluble carbon source, and the fungus
provides the host plant with an increased capacity
to absorb water and nutrients from the soil. Thus,
both partners benefit from this relationship. It has
been found that the majority of plants do have mycorrhizal
fungi associated with them; some of these
associations are very specific while others are very

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