Colorado mountains


Experimental Macroecology: Effects of Temperature on Biodiversity

Poster Number:  387 Presenter/Primary Author:  Robert Waide The acknowledgement of biodiversity gradients, such as the latitudinal gradient, pre-date modern ecology, however the cause(s) of this pervasive pattern remain elusive and controversial.

Potential Roles of Gypsophilic fungal endophytes at the Sevilleta LTER

Poster Number:  351 Presenter/Primary Author:  Terri Tobias Gypsophilic soils are mainly composed of calcium sulfate and plants in this environment form associations with a diverse community of mycorrhizal and other endophytic fungi.

Isolation of Fungi from Healthy and Blue-Stain Infected Piñon at the Sevilleta LTER

Poster Number:  349 Presenter/Primary Author:  Andrea Porras-Alfaro Piñon trees in piñon-juniper woodlands in the Southwest have been showing increase mortality due in part to major droughts that have been impacting this area.

Soil and endophytic fungal associations with grama at the Sevilleta LTER

Poster Number:  348 Presenter/Primary Author:  Andrea Porras-Alfaro Plant and soil fungi are fundamental in different ecological processes.

Thermophilic Fungi in Biological Soil Crust at the Sevilleta LTER

Poster Number:  347 Presenter/Primary Author:  Andrea Porras-Alfaro Biological soil crust are common in arid ecosystems, they are mainly form by the association of a community of microorganisms including fungi, lichens and cyanobacteria.

Background Photo by: Nicole Hansen - Jornada (JRN) LTER