September, 2020

What we are reading in September, 2020


By: César Marín and Nadejda A. Soudzilovskaia

Global mycorrhizal biogeography has been a ‘hot topic’ ever since the 1991 famous article on such issue by Sir David Read (doi: As such, compiling data on the presence and distribution of mycorrhizal types is of extreme importance.

This month César Marín interviews Nadejda A. Soudzilovskaia, Assistant Professor at Leiden University in the Netherlands, who will tell us about the development and use of the database FungalRoot, a global database on mycorrhizal types and colonisation.

Her recent paper “FungalRoot: global online database of plant mycorrhizal associations” in New Phytologist can be found here:

Check the interview here:

Link to the video:


If you have any questions to Nadejda, 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.