Outreach

Here a list of some mycorrhizal outreach online tools and resources, available at the article (this list migh be updated):

Silva-Flores, P., Argüelles-Moyao, A., Aguilar, A., Simões Calaça, F.J., Duchicela, J., Fernández, N., Furtado, A., Guerra-Sierra, B., Lovera, M., Marín, C., Neves, M.A., Pezzani, F., Rinaldi, A.C., Rojas, K., Vasco-Palacios, A.M. 2021. Mycorrhizal science outreach: scope of action and available resources in the face of global change. Plants, People, Planet. Accepted.

  • Museo del Hongo: Museo del Hongo is a non-conventional museographic space dedicated to resignify the fungal kingdom. English/Spanish.
  • South American Mycorrhizal Research Network: Facebook page of a horizontal scientific community for mycorrhizal applications advancement. English.
  • Laboratório de Biologia de Micorrizas: Posts on arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi; general mycorrhizae news and updates. English/Portuguese.
  • Sociedad Mexicana de Micología: Official website of the Mexican Mycological Society, containing news about conferences, talks and other events about fungi and mycorrhizae. Spanish.
  • Natural Genetix: Video describing the relationship between mycorrhizae and the environment. English.
  • Fantastic Fungi: A film about the mycelial network. English.
  • Kiss The Ground movie: A documentary on the global narrative around major environmental issues, focusing on the soil and its biodiversity. English.
  • International Mycorrhiza Society Newsletter: IMS Quarterly e-Newsletter. Also, conferences, members, research and general news. English.
  • Mycorrhizal Applications: Manufacturer and supplier of mycorrhizal inoculant products and ingredients with information about the benefits of mycorrhizae. English.
  • 3dmdb – 3D Model Database: 3D model to render or print ectomycorrhizal models. English.
  • No-Till Farmer: A podcast about the underground world of mycorrhizae. English.
  • Ted Talks: A search page for the query “fungi”, displaying several talks involving mushrooms and other fungi. English.
  • South American Mycorrhizal Research Network: Twitter channel of a horizontal scientific community for mycorrhizal applications advancement. English.
  • Twitter search: An example of mycorrhiza science outreach to children. English.
  • Twitter search: Twitter search pages listing threads about mycorrhizae and teaching. English.
  • Shroomroot: Android game app where the objective is to grow into an underground root system. English.
  • Mark Brundrett: Web resource explaining the mycorrhizal association. English.
  • Clark University: A web page containing an explanation on the mycorrhizal partners of non-photosynthetic plants. English.
  • North American Mycological Association: A brief explanation of mycorrhizae. English.
  • West Virginia University: International culture collection of (vesicular) arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. English.
  • DEEMY Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität: An information system for characterization and determination of ectomycorrhizae. English.
  • South American Mycorrhizal Research Network: Video blog discussing recent literature. English.
  • U.S. Forest Service: Document explaining the importance of mycorrhizae in forest tree nurseries. English.
  • University of California: Basic information about mycorrhiza written in non-technical language. English.
  • University of California: Information about common misconceptions on commercial mycorrhizal inoculants. English.
  • Michigan State University: A compilation of electronic resources from several mycorrhizal research groups. English.
  • University of California: An introduction to mycorrhizae. English.
  • Rodale Institute: Quick guide of on-farm production of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus inoculum. English.
  • British Mycological Society: Web page introducing the uses of mycorrhizal fungi in current agriculture. English.
  • British Mycological Society: Web page describing the benefits of arbuscular mycorrhizae commercial inoculum application. English.
  • British Mycological Society: Web page explaining the different types of mycorrhizal symbiosis. English.
  • British Mycological Society: Web page showing the importance of mycorrhizal fungi in strawberry cultivation. English.
  • German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv): An open experimental platform researching how dissimilar mycorrhiza communities, together with tree diversity, affect ecosystem functioning. English.
  • TrophinOak: An experimental model comparing development, physiology and gene regulation involving mycorrhizae in Quercus robur. English.
  • Untamed Science: Group of scientists, educators, and filmmakers exploring the mycorrhizal symbiosis. English.
  • Lancaster University: Web page describing the main characteristics of mycorrhizal fungi and how they relate to the environment. English.
  • Ohio State University Extension Page: Web page describing the main characteristics of mycorrhizal fungi and how they relate to the environment. English.
  • Restoration Ecology Lab: Web page of Colorado State University on arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in sage steppe. English.
  • Fungi Foundation: Web page of an NGO working for the protection and promotion of fungi. Spanish/English.
  • Micófilos Chile: Web page of an NGO dedicated to research, teaching, conservation and outreach of the fungal kingdom. Spanish.
  • FungiFest: Videos of the FungiFest: a mushroom festival centered on scientific and artistic themes. Spanish.
  • Naturalistas Chile: Group dedicated to promoting public outreach on biodiversity, hosting talks about mycorrhizal fungi. Spanish.
  • Cooperativa Simbiosis MX: Startup focused on mycological outreach and fair use; videos about arbuscular and ectomycorrhizae for outreach. Spanish.
  • Farming Smarter: Presentation by Chantal Hamel, talking about mycorrhizae. English.
  • Plant Health Cure BV: A brief video about how to restore soil health. English.
  • Ted Talk: Suzanne Simard on video, explaining mycorrhizal networks. English.
  • iBiology: Anne Pringle on video, providing an introduction to fungi and mycorrhizal symbiosis. English.
  • National Geographic: An educational video describing the mycorrhizal symbiosis. English.
  • BBC News: A quick animation of the mycorrhizal network. English.
  • OYR Frugal & Sustainable Organic Gardening: A video about the use of mycorrhizal soil amendments. English.
  • Cornell University: Jozsef Racsko’s conference about the use of mycorrhizal fungi in horticulture. English.
  • Colombian Mycological Association: Videos of the Colombian Mycology Colloquium. Talks about diverse topics on Colombian Funga, including arbuscular and ectomycorrhizal diversity and uses. Spanish.
  • International Culture Collection of Glomeromycota: web page of the CICG with information about arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi including taxonomic information and species description. Portuguese/Spanish.
  • EctoSul: ECTO SUL is an event that started from the need to discuss science on ectomycorrhizae from an interdisciplinary project of the Botany department at Federal University of Santa Catarina. Portuguese.