March, 2021

What we are reading in March, 2021

By: C. Guillermo Bueno and María Isabel Mujica

This month in what we are reading, C. Guillermo Bueno interviews María Isabel Mujica, postdoc at Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, who will tell us about the interactions between orchid mycorrhizal fungi, their plant hosts, soil nutrients, and other fungal guilds.

Her recent paper in FEMS Microbiology Ecology entitled “Soil P reduces mycorrhizal colonization while favors fungal pathogens: observational and experimental evidence in Bipinnula (Orchidaceae)” can be found here:

Check the interview here:

Link to the video: 


If you have any questions to María Isabel, please leave a comment or write to her directly!

We welcome your input and feedback, and any constructive contributions you wish to make. If you would like to share one of your recent publications, please contact us and we will schedule a short interview.