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The Mycelium as a Network

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The characteristic growth pattern of fungal mycelia as an interconnected network has a major impact on how cellular events operating on a micron scale affect colony behavior at an ecological scale. Network structure is intimately linked to flows of resources across the network that in turn modify the network architecture itself. This complex interplay shapes the incredibly plastic behavior of fungi and allows them to cope with patchy, ephemeral resources, competition, damage, and predation in...

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University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Pembroke College
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Plant Sciences
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Publisher:
American Society for Microbiology Publisher's website
Journal:
Microbiology Spectrum Journal website
Volume:
5
Issue:
3
Publication date:
2017-05-19
Acceptance date:
2016-12-08
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2165-0497
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697575
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English
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2017-06-29

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