This number of Mycological Research News features: In this issue; and Novel nitrogen transfer by AM fungi.
Thirteen papers are included in this part, eight utilizing molecular approaches. These concern the detection of tooth fungi, identification of Armillaria tabescens, Armillaria species in Africa, a new genus for Entyloma ossifragi, Anamika species from Asia, a new Hypocrella, the Peronospora attacking sweet basil, and a diagnostic assay for Metarhizium anisopliae var. acridum.
Also included are articles on foraging behaviour of Armillaria rhizomorphs, basidiospore release and dispersal by Amanita muscaria var. alba, metabolites of Penicillium albocoremium, interactions between rock-inhabiting fungi and algae from lichens, and root colonization by Monosporascus cannonballus.
The following new scientific names are introduced: Gjaerumiaceae fam. nov.; Gjaerumia gen. nov.; Anamika angustilamellata, and Hypocrella macrostroma spp. nov.; and A. lactariolens (syn. Alnicola lactariolens), and G. ossifragi (syn. Entyloma ossifragi) combs. nov.