Amazing Science Images
The sclerotia are in the soil!
This crosscut image shows the fungal tissues – the fungal mantle around the root tip and the fungal network of tendrils that penetrates the root of plants, or Hartig Net, between Pinus sylvestris plant root cells – in green. Ectomycorrhizal (ECM) fungi help trees tolerate drought and boost the productivity of bioenergy feedstock trees, including poplar and willow. (Image by Maira de Freitas Pereira, INRA Nancy.) More »