Co-dispersal of symbionts in the reindeer lichen Cladonia stellaris

Cladonia stellaris
Marta just published her most recent paper in collaboration with Raquel Pino Bodas, an expert on Cladonia's biology.  In this recent paper, they explored the genetic diversity in the proposed Canadian national lichen, Cladonia stellaris. They genotyped 122 individuals collected across a latitudinal gradient in Quebec. Using a population genomic approach for the main fungus, they discovered that populations in southern Quebec are not genetically different from those of northern LWs. The mycobiont...
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