FACON Benoit

  • PVBMT, INRA, La RĂ©union, France
  • Adaptation, Evolutionary Applications, Evolutionary Ecology, Experimental Evolution, Life History, Quantitative Genetics, Reproduction and Sex
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PhD in Evolutionary Biology (University of Montpellier).

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2016-12-15
Basidiomycete yeasts in the cortex of ascomycete macrolichens
Spribille T, Tuovinen V, Resl P, et al.
10.1126/science.aaf8287

Recommended by Enric Frago and Benoit Facon
New partner at the core of macrolichen diversity

It has long been known that most multicellular eukaryotes rely on microbial partners for a variety of functions including nutrition, immune reactions and defence against enemies. Lichens are probably the most popular example of a symbiosis involving a photosynthetic microorganism (an algae, a cyanobacteria or both) living embedded within the filaments of a fungus (usually an ascomycete). The latter is the backbone structure of the lichen, whereas the former provides photosynthetic products. Lich...

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