The Atlantic Root Symbiosis Lab investigates plant-fungal relationships in undisturbed and managed ecosystems. This includes mycorrhizal symbioses, fungal endophytes and yeasts. 

Lab News

May 5th, 2022

Congratulations to Bruce Malloch, Dr. Kernaghan and Dr. Allison Walker for the publication of their paper Temporal diversity patterns for fungi and mites associated with decaying Sporobolus pumilus (Spartina patens) in the Minas Basin, Nova Scotia in the journal Facets.

March 24, 2022

Congratulations to Dr. Kernaghan and colleagues for the publication of their paper “Macrofungal conservation in Canada and target species for assessment: a starting point” in the journal Facets.

December 16, 2021

Congratulations to Amanda Griffin and Dr. Kernaghan on having their paper “Ericoid mycorrhizal colonization and associated fungal communities along a wetland gradient in the Acadian forest of Eastern Canada” accepted to Fungal Ecology.