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17:30 19:00 Welcome Reception
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08:00 09:15 Registration
09:15 09:45 Opening & Welcome Address
09:45 11:00

Plenary Session 1:
Mycorrhizas as Drivers of Interaction
Networks

Chair: Thorunn Helgasson

Continent-scale Aerial Dispersal of Mycorrhizal Fungi,
Bala Chaudhary, USA

Interactions Between Ectomycorrhizal Fungi and Mycophagous Mammals at the Plant-soil Interphase Camille Truong, Australia

11:00 11:45 Coffee Break with Poster Session 1
11:45 13:00

Plenary Session 1:
Mycorrhizas as Drivers of Interaction Networks


TBA,
Gu Feng, China

Peptide Signaling Pathways Modulate Host Control Over Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Symbiosis, Lena Müller, USA
TBA,
Brian Steidinger, UK
Effect of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and nitrogen levels on micronutrient uptake and water use efficiencies of teff genotypes under irrigation,
Kidu Gebremeskel, Ethiopia

Exploring the Interplay of CAM Plants, AM Fungi, and Endofungal Bacteria in Arid Environment: Understanding the Diversity and Symbiosis under Drought,
José Daniel Chavez Gonzalez, Mexico
Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi orchestrate the circadian dynamics of rhizosphere microbiome structural and functional interaction networks,
Soon Jae Lee, Switzerland
Structural Architecture of Ectomycorrhizal-Bacterial Interactions Viewed by High Resolution Electron Tomography,
T Bertie Ansell, USA

Effect of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi on Biological Activity and Biochemical Properties of Soil under Agroforestry Conditions in Western India,
Krishna Saharan, India
Shared Buddies: Ectomycorrhizal Fungal Communities in Seedlings of Two Important North American Native Forestry Species,
Catherine Gehring, USA

Ectomycorrhizas and endophytes: a neglected dual ecological niche?,
Liam Laurent Webb, France
Role of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in biogenic volatile-mediated communication during herbivore attack on tomato plants,
Natalie Rodriguez, USA

Maximum entropy networks show that Plant-Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi (AMF) associations are anti-nested and modular,
Sobia Ajaz, Ireland

Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi-mediated uptake of tree-derived nutrients by crops – results from an on-farm and mesocosm experiment,
Janina Dierks, Germany

13:00 14:00 Lunch Break with Posters
13:00 14:00 Lunchtime Industry (13:00 – 14:00)
14:00 15:30

Parallel Session A1:
Ecosystem Functioning


Chairs: Cameron Wagg & TBA

Mycorrhizal Symbiosis in the Form and Function of Plants,
Guillermo Bueno, Spain

Mycorrhizae and Soil Ecosystem Functions: A Test of the Maintenance of Mycorrhiza-soil Function Relationships in Agricultural Covers,
América Baleón, Mexico
Digging into the “Gadgil Effect”: a New Experiment to Unravel the Competitive Balance Between Fungal Guilds and Forest Nutrient Cycling,
Mark Tibbett, UK
Contribution of mycorrhizal fungi to soil organic carbon stabilization,
Johanna Pausch, Germany
TBA
Does forest age affect root-associated fungal carbon flow, soil organic matter turnover and nitrogen cycling?,
Petra Fransson, Sweden

15:30 16:15 Coffee Break with Poster Session 2
16:15 17:45

Parallel Session A1:
Ecosystem Functioning

Chairs: Cameron Wagg & TBA

Elucidating the potential of an arbuscular mycorrhizal consortium in enhancing the salt stress tolerance of wheat,
Bhoopander Giri, India

Do fertilizer-induced changes in soil carbon and fungal communities last after clearcutting?,
Margaux Boeraeve, Sweden
Atmospheric deposition of nutrients and soil factors act as filters on common and rare species of ectomycorrhizal fungi in British oak woodlands,
Petra Guy, UK

Cold temperature growth and freezing resistance of ectomycorrhizal and saprotrophic fungi,
Douglas Godbold, Czechia

Exploration space of ectomycorrhizal mycelia increases belowground Carbon allocation by European Beech trees,
Christina Kaiser, Austria
Tracking dispersal of ectomycorrhizal fungi to inform forest restoration on ex-arable land
Julija Fediajevaite, UK

Mycorrhizal Associations Modify Tree Diversity−Productivity Relationships Across Experimental Tree Plantations,
Shan Luo, UK

Proteomic Profile Alterations of the Ectomycorrhizal Fungus Laccaria Bicolor in Response to Cadmium Stress,
Sudhakara M Reddy, India
Pervasive Shifts in Soil Fungal Communities in Transforming Mountain Forests,
Mathias Mayer, Austria

Investigating the Contribution of Common Mycorrhizal Networks to the Drought Tolerance of UK Forests,
Emily Brooks, UK

Growth, Biochemical and Physiological Responses of Three Tree Species to Ectomycorrhizal Fungi Under Different Moisture Conditions
Oluwatoyin Abimbola Babalola, Nigeria

The Restriction of Plant Derived C Flow to Soil Affects Root Litter Decomposition with Delay But Modifies Soil Fungal Community as in Gagdil Theory,
Jussi Heinonsalo, Finland
From Ashes to Insights: Mycorrhizal Fungi Role in Post-Fire Landscapes,
Solomon Maerowitz Mcmahan, Australia
Microcosm Experiments Suggest Positive Interactions Between Ericoid and Ectomycorrhizal Symbiotic Systems on Recalcitrant Substrates,
Miriana Bortolot, Italy

Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi Attenuate Negative Impact of Drought on Soil Functions,
Bo Tang, Germany

Ectomycorrhizal fungi that produce manganese peroxidases and their niche(s) in boreal forests,
Erica E. Packard, Sweden

Isotopic Investigation of the Decomposition of Mycorrhizal Roots into Distinct Carbon Pools in Managed Grasslands,
Kaydee S. Barker, UK

Impact of Tropical Forest Degradation on Soil, Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi, and Microbial Activity: A study from Arunachal Pradesh, India
Yakang Hage, India

TBA Fine Dining with an Endangered Marsupial: 23 Years of Truffle-Like Fungi Consumption by the Long-Footed Potoroo,
Emily McIntyre, Australia

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13:00 14:00 Lunch Break with Posters
13:00 14:00 Lunchtime Industry (13:00 – 14:00)
14:00 15:30

Parallel Session B1:
Omics and Ecology

Chairs: Ronell Roth & Annegret Kohler

Spatial and temporal dynamics of AM symbiosis at single-cell resolution,
Tania Chancellor, UK
Molecular cross-talk in ectomycorrhizal symbiosis: from fungal effectors to poplar MYC2 transcription factors,
Jose Eduardo Marqués Gálvez, Spain
The mycorrhizal lifestyle of Mucoromycotina Fine Root Endophytes through a genomic lens,
Alan Wanke, UK
Extensive differentiation of transcriptomic responses to soil acidity among geographic isolates of {Rhizophagus clarus}: are viruses also involved?,
Tatsu Ezawa, Japan
Genetic and Functional Traits Limit the Success of Colonisation by Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi in a Tomato Wild Relative,
Luisa Lanfranco, Italy
Toward 1000 Mycorrhizal Genomes,
Igor Grigoriev, USA

15:30 16:15 Coffee Break with Poster Session 2
16:15 17:45

Parallel Session B1:
Omics and Ecology

Chairs: Ronell Roth & Annegret Kohler

Metabarcoding and Repeated Sanger Sequencing Over 27 Years Reveal Dispersal Strategies of Ectomycorrhizal Fungi, and Limits on Post-logging Succession,
Melanie Jones, Canada
Using Meta-Omics to Study Cross-Kingdom interactions between plants, mycorrhizal fungi, and other soil microbes along altitudinal gradients
Ricardo Arraiano Castilho, Switzerland
Ectomycorrhizal fungi maintain decomposition when saprotrophs fail – a soil metatranscriptomics study in boreal forest,
Björn D. Lindahl, Sweden
Exploring the diversity, function, and spatial organization of AM hyphae-associated bacteria,
Laura Kaminsky, USA
Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal niche differentiation and community assembly,
John Davison, Estonia (Eesti)
Global patterns and drivers of the species-area relationship for ectomycorrhizal fungi in forest fragments,
Qingzhou Zhao, Switzerland

Community function of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi revealed from metatransciptomes of colonized host plant roots in an agricultural field,
Peilin Chen, China
Specialized Ectomycorrhizal metabolites regulate synthetic fungal communities and their interactions,
Tomas Allen Rush, USA
Genome-wide association analysis of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities in {Sorghum bicolor},
Philip Brailey Jones, USA
Drivers of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi biogeography differ at local scales,
Erin Nuccio, USA
Patterns of Local Endemism and Niche Limits of Australian Forest-Tree Symbioses,
Luke Florence, Australia
Importance of drought conditions in structuring root fungal communities of healthy and decaying juvenile beech trees,
Félix Fracchia, France
Fungal-AMF communities are more sensitive to fertilization and plant genotype than bacterial communities in {Sorghum bicolor},
Xiomy Janiria Pinchi Davila, USA
New insights into the telomere-to-telomere reference genome of the ubiquitous forest ectomycorrhizal fungus {Cenococcum geophilum},
Benjamin Dauphin, Switzerland
Arbuscular mycorrhizal-induced gene expression in the leaves of {Solanum tuberosum} varieties,
Joanna Felicity Dames, South Africa
Comparative RNA sequencing‑based transcriptome profiling of ten grapevine rootstocks: shared and specific sets of genes respond to mycorrhizal symbios,
Antoine Sportes, France
Transcriptomic insights in abilities of orchid mycorrhizal fungi to assimilate nitrate,
Caio Cesar Pires De Paula, Czechia
Variation in arbuscular mycorrhizal associations leads to divergent rhizosphere chemistry and specific plant-soil feedback,
Marina Semchenko, Estonia (Eesti)
Diversity of fungal endosymbionts in natural plant populations in contrasting habitats within Peak District National Park, UK
Sara Moeskjær, UK

Improved characterisation of mycorrhizal fungal communities using new primers and a combination of Illumina and long-read sequencing,
Tim Daniell, UK
Meta-transcriptomics reveals functional differentiation of mycorrhizal and endophytic fungi on quaking aspen,
Jake Nash, USA

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13:00 14:00 Lunch Break with Posters
13:00 14:00 Lunchtime Industry (13:00 – 14:00)
14:00 15:30

Workshop 1:

Common mycorrhizal networks- Who’s the boss?

Organiser: Joanna Weremijewicz, USA

Chairs: Joanna Weremijewicz, USA &
Nils Henriksson, Sweden

Do establishing pine seedlings in boreal forests benefit from proximity to overstay trees, their roots and mycorrhizal networks?,
Nils Henriksson, Sweden
Belowground carbon transfer from sunlit pines to shaded oaks,
Stav Livne-Luzon, Israel
Does the winner really takes it all? And for what price?,
Jan Jansa & Maede Faghihinia, Czechia
Trade-offs between feeding the fungi and regulating plant water balance: Could connections to EM networks affect plant drought tolerance?,
Ylva Lekberg, USA
Water movement within arbuscular common mycorrhizal networks may not abide by the “reciprocal rewards” hypothesis,
Joanna Weremijewicz, USA
Tracking resource allocation on the micronscale,
Toby Kiers, The Netherlands


15:30 16:15 Coffee Break with Poster Session 2
16:15 17:45

Workshop 2

Advances in Macroecology and Biogeography of Mycorrhizal Fungi

Organiser: Adriana Corrales, Colombia

Chairs: Adriana Corrales, Colombia &
Clara Qin, USA

Comparing species distribution models of ericoid mycorrhizal fungi with vegetation patterns of ericaceous plants under climate change,
Inaki Odriozola, Czechia
Global mycorrhizal fungal diversity and hyphal length mapping,
Justin D. Stewart, The Netherlands
Linking plant and mycorrhizal fungal diversity at the global scale,
Laura van Galen, Switzerland
Quantifying the compositional sensitivity of mycorrhizal fungi to climate change,
Clara Qin, USA
Deciphering mycorrhizal-soil microbe interactions in shaping the soil microbiome and its ecosystem functions,
Mohammad Bahram, Sweden


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13:00 14:00 Lunch Break with Posters
13:00 14:00 Lunchtime Industry (13:00 – 14:00)
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15:30 16:15 Coffee Break with Poster Session 2
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08:00 10:35 Plenary Session 2:
Managing Mycorrhizas for Sustainability & Food Security


Chair: Tim Daniell

Achieving Sustainable Productivity in Agriculture through Beneficial Microbial Associations
Giles Oldroyd, UK
Beyond Nutrition: Fungal Diversity, Plant Defences, and Herbivory,
Adam Frew, Australia
Soil Microbiome as Predictor of Agro-ecosystem Services in Conservation Agriculture and On-farm Mycorrhizal Inoculation
Elisa Pellegrino, Italy
10:35 11:15 Coffee Break with Poster Session 3
11:15 12:30

Plenary Session 2:
Managing Mycorrhizas for Sustainability & Food Security


Scaling Up Plant-arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungus Communication to Crop Community
Carlos Urcelay, Argentina
Ectomycorrhizal Fungi in Swedish Forests Soils – patterns and Ecologies Interpreted from +2000 Forests,
Anders Dahlberg, Sweden
Managing Ectomycorrhizal Forests Through The Lens of Biogeochemistry,
Nina Wurzburger, USA,

Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi enhance biomass growth and antioxidant activities in tomatoes grown in saline soils,
Mohammad Zahangeer Alam, Bangladesh
Exploring the impact of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi on rice grain nutrition under aerobic production,
Thi Diem Nguyen, Australia
A genome-wide association study of arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis in rice,
Emily Kate Servanté, UK
Arbuscular mycorrhiza communities and phosphorus runoff risks of 12 cover crop species under contrasting soil phosphorus levels,
Laura Häkkinen, Finland
Impacts of human-use antifungals on symbiotic soil fungi in the agro-environment,
Emily K Durant, UK
Rock phosphorus biofertilisation in wild blueberry production on Quebec’s North Shore,
Hicham Boussif Forêt, Canada
Help or hindrance: are mycorrhizal fungi making our cereals less nutritious?,
Stephanie Watts Fawkes, Australia
Direct and indirect approaches to promote mycorrhizal ecosystem services in crop production,
S Franz Bender, Switzerland
Impact of water and heat stress on mycorrhizal symbiosis, plant biomass of millet (Pennisetum glaucum L.) and microbial diversity in contrasting soils,
Hassna Founoune, Senegal
The soybean sugar transporter GmSWEET6 participates in sucrose transport towards fungi during arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis,
Xiurong Wang, China

12:30 13:30 Lunch Break with Posters
12:30 13:30 Lunchtime Industry (12:30 – 13:30)
13:30 15:00

Parallel Session A2:
Environmental Change

Chairs: Filipa Cox & Matthias Rillig

Arbuscular mycorrhiza and multiple factors of global change,
Matthias C. Rillig, Germany
Facultative mycorrhizal status helps plants naturalize to various environments,
Xuan Jiang, China
Rhizosphere interactions between fire, invasive grasses, tree seedlings, and ectomycorrhizal fungi: implications for restoration,
Gillian M. Trimber, USA
Plant Biodiversity, Soil Biodiversity, and the Impact of Drought on the Composition and Diversity of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi,
Markus Bittlingmaier, France
Mycorrhizal colonization, and root and soil microbiomes under an Acacia and Eucalyptus species across a rainfall gradient in southern Australia,
Tarquin Netherway, Sweden
Longitudinal variation of arbuscular mycorrhiza fungi diversity in forest and grassland across Germany,
Rosario Iacono, Germany


15:00 16:00 Coffee Break with Poster Session 4
16:00 17:30

Parallel Session A2:
Environmental Change

Chairs: Filipa Cox & Matthias Rillig

Temporal and spatial productivity and functional ecology of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi under drought,
Jay Delves, Australia
The impacts of nitrogen and phosphorus fertilisation on the symbiosis between ectomycorrhizal fungus and {Pinus sylvestris},
Emma Lee Peterson, UK
How do mycorrhizae influence migration of temperate trees into boreal forests under climate and disturbance regime changes?,
Stephen Joseph Mayor, Canada
Relating fundamental to realized niches of arbuscular fungi along a temperature gradient,
Zuzana Kolarikova, Czechia
Effects of elevated temperature on ericoid mycorrhizal growth response,
Maike Friedel, Switzerland
Variation in regional mycorrhizal plant invasion strategies: a global perspective,
Sara Giulia Cazzaniga, Switzerland

The Effect of Anthropogenic Nitrogen Deposition Coupled with Stand-Replacing Forest Fires on Mycorrhizal Fungi Diversity,
Bridget E Hilbig, USA
Biotic Novelty Index as a measure of the impact of invasive plant species on fungal communities in soil,
Siim-Kaarel Sepp, Estonia (Eesti)
Latitude pattern of warming-induced fruiting phenology shift affects global supply chain of prized matsutake mushroom,
Yingfeng Bi, China
Effects of reduced snow cover on soil fungi and plant roots in boreal coniferous forest,
Jie Xu, Finland
How do specific mycorrhizal symbioses affect the priming of soil organic matter in upland and arctic soils?,
Louis Mielke, UK
Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in North Sea salt marshes under global change,
Andrea Carolin Menzel, Germany
Long-term individual-based population monitoring reveals complex environmental and host-specific responses to global warming in a key forest engineer,
Etienne Brejon Lamartinière, Germany
A comparison of the realized and fundamental niches of selected arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal species along a nitrogen gradient,
Jakub Skrivanek, Czechia
Effects of clear-cut forestry on the ericoid mycorrhizal fungal community in {Vaccinium myrtillus} roots,
Frida Schmidt, Norway
A tunning tool for adaptation of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi to harsh environments,
Ruoyu Hu, Switzerland
Exploring the adaptive phenotypes of {Suillus} species in radionuclide contaminated area of Fukushima – Japan,
Samuele Guadagnino, Belgium

Environmental dependency of ectomycorrhizal fungi as soil organic matter oxidizers,
Qiuyu Chen, UK
Eight-year simulated drought to infer the impact of climate change on ectomycorrhizal and soil microbial communities in alpine spruce and larch forest,
Markus Neurauter, Austria
Phosphorus addition reduces community stability by affecting the symbiotic relationship between plants and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi,
Tao Zhang, China
Recovery and resistance of soil fungal communities in ecological and conventional grasslands under altered rain regimes,
Laura B. Martínez García, Spain


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12:30 13:30 Lunch Break with Posters
12:30 13:30 Lunchtime Industry (12:30 – 13:30)
13:30 15:00

Parallel Session B2:
Molecular Biology & Physiology

Chairs: Laura Suz & Martin Bidartondo

Mucoromycotina ‘fine root endophytes’ do not require the common symbiotic pathway to form nutritional mutualism with plants,
Alex Williams, UK
Ectomycorrhiza-induced systemic defenses involve CERK-dependent and -independent pathways,
Andrea Polle, Germany
Evolution and Function of Receptor Kinases in Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Symbiosis,
Chai Hao Chiu, UK
A cytoplasmic signalling pathway regulating arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis in {Lotus japonicus},
Esperanza Abril Sosa López, Germany
Thriving Together: Unraveling Nutrient Dynamics Regulating Ericoid Mycorrhizal Symbiosis,
Leonardo Castanedo, France
Unravelling the molecular mechanisms behind the synergistic effect of the arbuscular mycorrhizal and rhizobial symbioses in legumes,
Raphaël Boussageon, Switzerland


15:00 16:00 Coffee Break with Poster Session 4
16:00 17:30

Parallel Session B2:
Molecular Biology & Physiology

Chairs: Laura Suz & Martin Bidartondo,

The Role of Phosphoinositides in Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Symbiosis,
Alex Guyon, UK
Spores-on-a-Chip: A new microfluidic platform for investigations on anastomosis in asymbiotic hyphae of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi,
Felix Richter, UK
Transcriptional landscape of pre-symbiotic signalling in rice,
Gabriel Ferreras Garrucho, UK
{Arabidopsis thaliana} forms a mycorrhizal symbiosis with Mucoromycotina ‘Fine Root Endophytes’,
James N. Prout, UK
Multi-day time-lapse imaging of arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis provides insights into coordination and regulation of symbiotic nutrient exchange,
Jennifer McGaley, UK
Insights into Mucoromycotina "fine root endophyte" behaviour using microfluidic technology,
Louis Cohen, UK
Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and seed priming with natural compounds for improving tomato tolerance to water deficit and salt stress,
Raffaella Balestrini, Italy
Exploring the role of cross-kingdom RNA interference in arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis,
Serena Agnes Qiao, UK
Unravelling the role of mycorrhizal small secreted proteins in colonisation and host specificity,
Tess M. Mcbride, Australia


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12:3013:30Lunchtime Industry (12:30 – 13:30)
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Workshop 3

Current and Future Approaches towards the Molecular Ecology of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi

Organiser: Cameron Egan, USA

Chairs: Cameron Egan, USA & Bethan Manley, UK

A brief history of high-throughput sequencing of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities, and a pipeline for examination of diversity using the small- subunit rRNA gene,
Cameron Egan, USA
Environmental sequencing of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi: a reference database and pipeline,
Camille Delavaux, Switzerland
Existing methods and the adoption of long-read amplicon sequencing for AMF ecology studies,
Bethan Manley, UK
AMF molecular ecology must go beyond metabarcoding,
Nicolas Corradi, Canada & Vasilis Kokkoris, The Netherlands

15:0016:00Coffee Break with Poster Session 4
16:0017:30

Workshop 4

Refining Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungal Traits for Enhanced Ecological Predictability

Organiser: Pedro Madeira Antunes, Canada

Chairs: Pedro Madeira Antunes, Canada & Sidney Stürmer, Brazil

Allometric relationship behind spore traits in AM fungi,
Carlos A. Aguilar-Trigueros, Germany
Fundamental vs. realized niche space of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal species: what can we learn from GlobalAMFungi database and experiments?,
Petr Kohout, Czechia
Position in an interaction network should not be regarded as a trait for mycorrhizal fungi,
Pierre-Luc Chagnon, Canada
Molecular and extraradical hyphal network traits in Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi,
Vasilis Kokkoris, The Netherlands
Biogeography of AM fungal spore traits along an Australian aridity gradient and Brazilian biomes,
Coline Deveautour, France
Integrating soil nutrient pool preferences into a trait-based framework to improve understanding of ectomycorrhizal fungal distribution and function,
Christopher Fernandez, USA

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15:0016:00Coffee Break with Poster Session 4
16:0017:30

Workshop 5

In-situ studies of mycorrhizal function: Is our toolbox expanding?

Organiser: Björn Lindahl, Sweden

Chairs: Ylva Lekberg, USA & Björn Lindahl, Sweden

Contrasting effects of ectomycorrhizal fungi on decomposition in a temperate forest,
Mathias Mayer, Switzerland
Quantifying fungal biomass: What are our options?,
Ylva Lekberg, USA
Seasonal variations in the control of mycelial residue decomposition by ectomycorrhizal fungi,
François Maillard, Sweden
Ectomycorrhizal fungi use extracellular enzyme systems to control soil microbial activity and carbon storage,
Jennifer Bhatnagar, USA
Mycorrhizal-microbial interactions and resource exchange revealed by stable isotope tracing,
Rachel Hestrin, USA

 

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09:0010:35Plenary Session 3:
Regulation and Transport in Mycorrhizal Networks


Chair: Katie Field

Molecular Genetics of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Symbiosis in Cereals,
Uta Paszkowski, UK
Compounds Regulating the Development of AM Fungi,
Hiromu Kameoka, China
Enhancing Ecosystem Functionality using Insights from Mycorrhizal Fungal Signalling
Jonathan Plett, Australia
10:3511:15Coffee Break with Poster Session 5
11:1512:30

Plenary Session 3:
Regulation and Transport in Mycorrhizal Networks

Nutrient Transfer and Assimilation in Orchid Mycorrhiza
Silvia Perotto, Italy
Intraspecific diploidization of a halophyte root fungus drives heterosis,
Zhilin Yuan, China
Deciphering Mycorrhiza-mediated Plant Potassium Nutrition,
Kevin Garcia

Epigenetics: a new level of regulation in ectomycorrhiza developmentand abiotic cue signaling ?
Claire Veneault Fourrey, France
TBA

Common Non-Mycorrhizal Networks: Exploring the “Dark Web”
Beatrice Bock, USA
Ectomycorrhizal symbiosis in suboptimal Zn conditions, including the functional characterization of two Laccaria bicolor CDF-family transporters,
Janne Swinnen, Belgium
Multiscale modelling of mycorrhizae nutrient uptake,
Tiina Roose, UK
Unraveling the fate of carbon translocation between European beech, Douglas fir and their shared ectomycorrhizal fungi,
Michela Audisio, Germany
Mycoheterotrophy in common mycorrhizal networks,
Vincent S.f.t. Merckx, Netherlands
Plant pests influence the movement of plant-fixed carbon and fungal-acquired nutrients through arbuscular mycorrhizal networks,
Emily Magkourilou, UK
Establishment and functioning of orchid mycorrhiza, as suggested by gene expression profiles and stable isotope labelling,
Silvia Perotto, Italy
Plant mycorrhizal status indicates partner selectivity in arbuscular mycorrhizal networks,
Kadri Koorem, Estonia (Eesti)

 

12:3013:30Lunch Break with Posters
12:3013:30Lunchtime Industry (12:30 – 13:30)
13:3015:00

Parallel Session A3 :
Evolution & Taxonomy

Chairs: Anna Rosling & Bruno Goto

Early fungi in the fossil record: state of the art and new inputs,
Christine Strullu Derrien, UK
Phylogenomic analysis of Pezizomycete fungi provides new insights into the evolution of the ectomycorrhizal trophic mode,
Benjamin R Lemmond, USA
Phylo- and pan-genomics of the Laccaria bicolor species complex,
Keaton Tremble, USA
Evolutionary history of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and genomic signatures of obligate symbiosis,
Anna Rosling, Sweden
Long- and short-read metabarcoding of Archaeorhizomycetes reveals high phylogenetic diversity structured by vegetation and climate, not substrate,
Håvard Kauserud, Norway
Taxonomy and biogeography of yellow chanterelles,
Xu Wenjun, Japan

15:0016:00Coffee Break with Poster Session 6
16:0017:30

Parallel Session A3 :
Evolution & Taxonomy

Chairs: Anna Rosling & Bruno Goto

Updates on the diversity of hypogeous fungi from genus Balsamia in Europe,
Filip Piotr Karpowicz, Poland
DNA barcoding of AM fungi: which locus?,
Franck Stefani, Canada
Exploring effects of radiation on mutation accumulation and phenotype in the model arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus {Rhizophagus irregularis},
Kai Cartwright, Netherlands
Genetic structure and long-term genetic diversity assessment of Burgundy truffle populations in central Europe,
Martina Peter, Switzerland
Variation in plant and fungal traits indicates coevolutionary selection for ectomycorrhizal fungal fitness,
Megan A Rúa, USA
Multi-locus based analysis and a new ‘fine root endophyte’ genome resolve phylogenetic uncertainty between Mucoromycotina and Glomeromycotina fungi,
Scarlet Au, UK
Proteomic-based intra-species biotyping of Archaeosporaceae using MALDI-TOF-MS,
Simone Marcolini, Italy
Convergent evolution among phylogenetically distant mycoheterotrophs,
Tomas Figura, Netherlands
Five {Mycena} species induced the seed germination of mycoheterotrophic orchids, {Gastrodia} species,
Yuki Ogura Tsujita, Japan

17:3019:00Free Time
19:00 Conference Dinner
START END
09:00 10:35  
10:35 11:15 Coffee Break with Poster Session 5
11:15 12:30

 

12:30 13:30 Lunch Break with Posters
12:30 13:30 Lunchtime Industry (12:30 – 13:30)
13:30 15:00

Parallel Session B3:
Management & Applications

Chairs: Erik Verbruggen & Gaby Deckmyn & Stefanie Lutz

Biochar as an effective carrier of the AMF and PGPR inoculum,
Miroslav Vosatka, Czechia
Multiple Crop Assessment of Native vs. Commercial Mycorrhizal Applications in Organic Agriculture,
Liz Koziol, USA
Field inoculations with arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi to promote agricultural sustainability,
Stefanie Lutz, Switzerland
Impacts of root-associated microorganisms on plant soil feedback under different grassland management,
Yaqian Zhan, UK
Coinoculation with arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and a rapid root colonizing fungus provides synergistic disease control effects against Fusarium wilt,
Karin Hage Ahmed, Austria
TBA

15:00 16:00 Coffee Break with Poster Session 6
16:00 17:30

Parallel Session B3:
Management & Applications

Chairs: Erik Verbruggen & Gaby Deckmyn & Stefanie Lutz

Study on the Effects of Funneliformis mossae and Strigolactone against Fusarium culmorum Causing Wheat Head Blight,
Gökhan Boyno, Türkiye
Ecological supporting system for ensuring the functionality of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal community in ecological restoration practices,
Baodong Chen, China
Diversification of Crops and Intensification of Canola Impact the AMF Diversity, Community Structure, and Productivity of Successive Crops in Rotation,
Mohamed Hijri, Canada
Mycorrhizal fungi and associated microorganisms in grassland soils in an agroforestry system,
Armelle Gollotte, France
Mycorrhizal inoculant and phosphate doses affect corn yield in a wide range of tropical and sub-tropical conditions,
Paulo Emilio Lovato, Brazil
Mycorrhizas as game-changer concerning C-sequestration? impact of AM inoculation on C sequestration & yield on >10.000 acres in practice,
Gaby Deckmyn, Belgium

Diversity of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) in soil under maize (Zea mays L.) and common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) fields in Lubumbashi region,
Audry Tshibangu Kazadi, Congo, Democratic Republic of
AM fungal trait and community dynamics vary with disturbance history and frequency,
Jacob R Hopkins, USA
Cattle harbors and propagates arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in its intestine,
Takaaki Ishii, Japan
Enhancing Field Liquorice Growth and Active Ingredient Accumulation: Role of Mycorrhizal Colonization Intensity over Exogenous Fungal Abundance,
Zhipeng Hao, China
Importance of winter soil mycelium in desert truffle plantations and wild areas,
Francisco Arenas, Spain
Impact of AM fungi−mediated cadmium uptake on maize growth and antioxidant physiology,
Yinglong Chen, Australia
Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi as an Apple Replant Disease Control Strategy,
Alicia Balbín Suárez, Germany
Above- and belowground biodiversity drive plant community productivity and composition,
Jiqiong Zhou, China
Impact of forest management on soil microbial communities in calcareous and silicate bedrock forests,
Tijana Martinović, Slovenia
Biofertilizers optimize land use efficiency in dryland intercropping,
Santiago Perez Bernal, Switzerland
Kamâalula: Managing natural truffle groves for the production of desert truffles in an hyper arid desert,
Marc Ducousso, France
Impact of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi and Plant Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria on Growth Enhancement of Commercial Tree Crops in India,
Shyama P Nair, India
Fungi for Forest Restoration (Fungi4Restor),
Nadia Barsoum, UK
Tomato growth and yield as affected by different AMF and/or "{"Trichoderma"}" inocula,
Valeria Todeschini, Italy
Urbanization effects on plant-mycorrhiza associations along grassland-woodland ecotone,
Yue Sun, UK

17:30 19:00 Free Time
19:00   Conference Dinner
START END
09:00 10:35  
10:35 11:15 Coffee Break with Poster Session 5
11:15 12:30

 

12:30 13:30 Lunch Break with Posters
12:30 13:30 Lunchtime Industry (12:30 – 13:30)
13:30 15:00

Workshops 6

The ‘other’ endomycorrhizas: ecology, diversity, molecular biology, and methods for study

Organisers: Alan Wanke, UK & Camille S Delavaux, Switzerland

Chairs: Alan Wanke, UK & Camille S Delavaux, Switzerland &
Laura van Galen, Switzerland & Silvia Pressel, UK

Mucoromycotina ‘fine root endophytes’ (MFRE)-plant symbiosis: in-vitro manipulation and cellular characterisation,
Victor Rodriguez Morelos, UK
Diverse nutrient use and habitat preference of Mucoromycotina ‘fine root endophytes’,
Nathan Howard, UK
Carbon transfer to orchid protocorms via common mycorrhizal networks,
David Johnson, UK
Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi: historical perspective, annotated checklist, and future directions,
Martin Vohnik, Czechia
Ericoid mycorrhiza ecology: from the study of fungal/plant interaction to the characterization of the microbial communities associated to blueberry plants in natural Environments,
Alessandra Salvioli di Fossalunga, Italy
Mycorrhizal benefit for wetland plant species: a case study using ericoid symbioses,
Alice Neves, Switzerland

15:00 16:00 Coffee Break with Poster Session 6
16:00 17:30

Workshop 7

Natural selection in arbuscular mycorrhizal symbioses

Organiser: César Marín, Chile

Chairs: César Marín, Chile & Nancy Collins Johnson, USA

A tripartite framework for defining units of selection in mycorrhizal symbioses,
César Marín, Chile
Nuclei as Units of Selectionx,
Sander van Otterdijk, The Netherlands
A core microbiome in the hyphosphere of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi has functional significance in organic phosphorus mineralization,
Letian Wang, China
Building a predictive multilevel selection framework for the dynamics of the mycorrhizal mutualism: Theory and tests within AMF,
James D. Bever, USA
Evolution of plant holobionts through Selection of Functional Teams,
Nancy Collins Johnson, USA

17:30 19:00 Free Time
19:00   Conference Dinner
START END
09:00 10:35  
10:35 11:15 Coffee Break with Poster Session 5
11:15 12:30

 

12:30 13:30 Lunch Break with Posters
12:30 13:30 Lunchtime Industry (12:30 – 13:30)
13:30 15:00

 

15:00 16:00 Coffee Break with Poster Session 6
16:00 17:30

17:30 19:00 Free Time
19:00   Conference Dinner
START END
09:00 10:35 Plenary Session 3:
Regulation and Transport in Mycorrhizal Networks

Chair: Katie Field

Molecular Genetics of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Symbiosis in Cereals,
Uta Paszkowski, UK
Compounds Regulating the Development of AM Fungi,
Hiromu Kameoka, China
Enhancing Ecosystem Functionality using Insights from Mycorrhizal Fungal Signalling
Jonathan Plett, Australia
10:35 11:15 Coffee Break with Posters
11:15 12:30

Plenary Session 4:
Functional Consequences of Mycorrhizal Diversity

Tropical Fagales Forests as a Study Case for Understanding Ectomycorrhizal Fungi Function and Conservation
Adriana Corrales, Colombia
TBA,
Minxia Liang, China
Ectomycorrhizal Fungal Effects on Soil Organic Matter Decomposition: One Hypothesis Size Does Not Fit All,
Peter Kennedy, USA

The necessity to expand mycorrhizal boundaries: including the fungal endophytes that possess key mycorrhizal criteria,
Khalil Kariman, Australia
Short-term adaptation of {Rhizoglomus irregulare} to high phosphate: phenotypic and transcriptomic insights and impact on fungal-plant interaction,
Louis Mercy, Germany
Spatial dynamics of Arbuscular Mycorhizhal Fungal network shape reciprocal resource exchange,
Corentin Bisot, Netherlands
The global distribution of dual mycorrhizal hosts,
Ido Rog, Switzerland
Fungal community above the treeline may act as a barrier to seedling establishment of {Betula pubescens},
Eivind Kverme Ronold, Norway
Interplay between arbuscular and ectomycorrhizal fungi and soil greenhouse gas emissions in an experimentally flooded temperate forest,
Maarja Öpik, Estonia (Eesti)
Beyond plant diversity: plant productivity responses to extreme drought is linked to arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal diversity,
Wei Fu, China
Importance of the community composition of associated arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi for different host plant species that co-occur in a dry grassland,
Henry J. De La Cruz, Czechia
Do homokaryotic and dikaryotic Rhizophagus irregularis strains exhibit divergent adaptive strategies in response to contrasting soil P conditions?,
Pedro Madeira Antunes, Canada
Heterogeneity of phosphorus sources invokes distinct niche partitioning pathways of ectomycorrhizal fungi in forest soils,
Chen Ning, China

12:30 12:45 Free Time
12:45 13:30 Lunch Break
13:30 15:30 IMS Meeting
START END
09:00 10:35  
10:35 11:15 Coffee Break with Posters
11:15 12:30

 

12:30 12:45  
12:45 13:30 Lunch Break
13:30 15:30  
START END
09:00 10:35  
10:35 11:15 Coffee Break with Posters
11:15 12:30

 

12:30 12:45  
12:45 13:30 Lunch Break
13:30 15:30  
START END
09:00 10:35  
10:35 11:15 Coffee Break with Posters
11:15 12:30

 

12:30 12:45  
12:45 13:30 Lunch Break
13:30 15:30