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Kennedy PG, Gagne JS, Perez-Pazos E, Lofgren LA, Nguyen NH (2020). Does fungal competitive ability explain host specificity or rarity in ectomycorrhizal symbioses? PLoS ONE 15(8): e0234099.

Maillard F, Andrews E, Moran M, Kennedy PG, Van Bloem SJ, Schilling JS (2020). Stem-inhabiting fungal communities differ between intact and snapped trees after hurricane Maria in a Puerto Rican tropical dry forest. Forest Ecology and Management. 75:118350.

McCormack ML, Kaproth MA, Cavender‐Bares J, Carlson E, Hipp AL, Han Y, Kennedy PG (2020). Climate and phylogenetic history structure morphological and architectural trait variation among fine‐root orders. New Phytologist. In press.

Ryan ME, Schreiner KM, Swenson JT, Gagne J, Kennedy PG (2020). Rapid changes in the chemical composition of degrading ectomycorrhizal fungal necromass. Fungal Ecology. 45:100922.

Daws SC, Cline LA, Rotenberry J, Sadowsky MJ, Staley C, Dalzell B, Kennedy PG (2020). Do shared traits create the same fates? Examining the link between morphological type and the biogeography of fungal and bacterial communities. Fungal Ecology. 100948.

Zanne AE, Abarenkov K, Afkhami ME, Aguilar‐Trigueros CA, Bates S, Bhatnagar JM, Busby PE, Christian N, Cornwell WK, Crowther TW, Flores‐Moreno H et al. (2020). Fungal functional ecology: bringing a trait‐based approach to plant‐associated fungi. Biological Reviews. 95(2): 409-33.

Fernandez CW, See CR, Kennedy PG (2020). Decelerated carbon cycling by ectomycorrhizal fungi is controlled by substrate quality and community composition. New Phytologist. 226(2): 569-82.

Maillard F, Schilling J, Andrews E, Schreiner KM, Kennedy PG (2020). Functional convergence in the decomposition of fungal necromass in soil and wood. FEMS microbiology ecology. 96(2): fiz209.

Beidler KV, Phillips RP, Andrews E, Maillard F, Mushinski RM, Kennedy PG (2020). Substrate quality drives fungal necromass decay and decomposer community structure under contrasting vegetation types. Journal of Ecology. In Press.

Voitk A, Saar I, Lebeuf R, Kennedy PG (2020). The Pseudoomphalina kalchbrenneri complex in North America. Botany. 98(2): 91-101.

Grossman JJ, Butterfield AJ, Cavender-Bares J, Hobbie SE, Reich PB, Gutknecht J, Kennedy PG (2019). Non-symbiotic soil microbes are more strongly influenced by altered tree biodiversity than arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi during initial forest establishment. FEMS microbiology ecology. 95(10): fiz134.

See CR, Luke McCormack M, Hobbie SE, Flores‐Moreno H, Silver WL, Kennedy PG (2019). Global patterns in fine root decomposition: climate, chemistry, mycorrhizal association and woodiness. Ecology Letters. 22(6): 946-53.

Bogar L, Peay K, Kornfeld A, Huggins J, Hortal S, Anderson I, Kennedy PG (2019). Plant-mediated partner discrimination in ectomycorrhizal mutualisms. Mycorrhiza. 29(2): 97-111.

Fernandez CW, Heckman K, Kolka R, Kennedy PG (2019). Melanin mitigates the accelerated decay of mycorrhizal necromass with peatland warming. Ecology Letters 22(3): 498-505.

Lofgren LA, Uehling JK, Branco S, Bruns TD, Martin F, Kennedy PG (2019). Genome‐based estimates of fungal rDNA copy number variation across phylogenetic scales and ecological lifestyles. Molecular Ecology 28(4): 721-30.

Certano AK, Fernandez CW, Heckman K, PG Kennedy (2018) The afterlife effects of fungal morphology: contrasting decomposing rates of diffuse and rhizomorphic necromass.  Soil Biology and Biochemistry 126: 76-81.

Cline LC, Huggins J, Hobbie S, PG Kennedy (2018) Organic nitrogen addition suppresses fungal richness and alters community composition in temperate forest soils. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 125: 222-230.

Lofgren LA, Nguyen NH, PG Kennedy (2018) Ectomycorrhizal host specificity in a changing world: can legacy effects explain anomalous current associations? New Phytologist 220: 1273-1284.

Kennedy PG, Mielke LA, Nguyen NH (2018) Ecological responses to forest age, habitat, and host vary by mycorrhizal type in boreal peatlands. Mycorrhiza 28: 315-328.

Põlme S, Bahram M, Jacquemyn H, Kennedy P, Kohout P, Moora M, Oja J, Öpik M, Pecoraro L, L Tedersoo (2018) Host preference and network properties in biotrophic plant–fungal associations. New Phytologist 217: 1230-1239.

Kennedy PG, Cline LC, Z Song (2018) Probing promise versus performance in longer read fungal metabarcoding. New Phytologist 217: 973-976.

Fernandez CW, PG Kennedy (2018) Melanization of mycorrhizal fungal necromass structures microbial decomposer communities. Journal of Ecology 106: 468-479.

Cline LC, Schilling JS, Menke J, Groenhof E, PG Kennedy (2017) Ecological and functional effects of fungal endophytes on wood decomposition. Functional Ecology 32: 181-191

Cline LC, Song Z, Al-Ghalith G, Knights D, PG Kennedy (2017) Moving beyond de novo clustering in fungal community ecology. New Phytologist 216: 629-634.

Ballhorn D, Elias JD, Balkan MA, Fordyce RF, PG Kennedy (2017) Colonization by nitrogen-fixing Frankia bacteria causes short-term increases in herbivore susceptibility in red alder (Alnus rubra) seedlings. Oecologia 184: 497-506.

Song Z, Kennedy PG, Liew FJ, Schilling JS (2017) Fungal endophytes as priority colonizers initiating wood decomposition. Functional Ecology 31:407-418.

Fernandez CW, Nguyen NH, Stefanski A, Han Y, Hobbie SE, Montgomery RA, Reich PB, PG Kennedy (2017) Ectomycorrhizal fungal response to warming is linked to poor host performance at a boreal-temperate ecotone. Global Change Biology 23: 1598-1609.

Nguyen NH, Vellinga E, Bruns TB, PG Kennedy (2016) Phylogenetic assessment of global Suillus ITS sequences supports morphologically defined species and reveals synonymous and undescribed taxa. Mycologia 108: 1216-1228.

Nguyen NH, Williams L, Vincent JB, Stefanski A, Cavender-Bares J, Messier C, Paquette A, Gravel D, Reich PB, PG Kennedy (2016) Ectomycorrhizal and saprotrophic fungal diversity are linked to different tree community attributes in a field-based tree experiment. Molecular Ecology 25: 4032-4046.

Peay KG, Kennedy PG, JM Talbot (2016) Dimensions of biodiversity in the Earth's mycobiome. Nature Reviews Microbiology 14: 434-447.

Rineau F, Stas J, Nguyen NH, Kuyper TW, Carleer R, Vangronsveld J, Colpaert JV, PG Kennedy (2016) Soil organic nitrogen availability predicts ectomycorrhizal fungal protein degradation ability. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 82: 1391-1400.

Mujic AB, Durall DM, Spatafora JW, Kennedy PG (2016) Competitive avoidance not edaphic specialization drives vertical niche partitioning among sister species of ectomycorrhizal fungi.  New Phytologist 209:1174-1183.

Fernandez CW, Kennedy PG (2016). Revisiting the 'Gadgil Effect': do interguild fungal interactions control carbon cycling in forest soils? New Phytologist 209:1382-1394.

Nguyen NH, Song Z, Bates ST, Branco S, Tedersoo L, Menke J, Schilling JS, PG Kennedy (2016) FUNGuild: An open annotation tool for parsing fungal community datasets by ecological guild. Fungal Ecology 20:241-248.

Kennedy PG, Walker JKM, Bogar LM (2015) Interspecific mycorrhizal networks and non-networking hosts: exploring the ecology of the host genus Alnus. In Mycorrrhizal Networks, Horton TR ed. Springer.

Bogar LM, Dickie IA, Kennedy PG (2015). Testing the co-invasion hypothesis: ectomycorrhizal fungal communities on Alnus glutinosa and Salix fragilis in New Zealand. Diversity and Distributions 21:268-278.

Song Z, Schlatter D, Kennedy PG, Kinkel L, Kistler HC, Nguyen NH, Bates S (2015) Effort versus reward: preparing samples for fungal community characterization in high-throughput sequencing surveys of soils. PLoS ONE 10(5) e0127234.

Nguyen NH, Smith D, Peay K, Kennedy PG (2015) Parsing ecological signal from noise in next generation amplicon sequencing. New Phytologist 205:1389–1393.

Fernandez CW, Kennedy PG (2015) Moving beyond the black-box: fungal traits, community structure, and carbon sequestration in forest soils. New Phytologist 205:1378–1380.

Kennedy PG, Stajich J (2015). Twenty-first century mycology: a diverse, collaborative, and highly relevant science. New Phytologist 205: 23-26.

Kennedy PG, Nguyen NH, Cohen H, Peay KG (2014) Missing checkerboards? An absence of competitive signal in Alnus-associated ectomycorrhizal fungal communities. PeerJ 2:e686.

Huggins JA, Talbot J, Gardes M, Kennedy PG (2014) Unlocking environmental keys to host specificity: differential tolerance of acidity and nitrate by Alnus-associated ectomycorrhizal fungi. Fungal Ecology: 12: 52-61.

Bubriski R, Kennedy PG (2014) A molecular and morphological analysis of the genus Rhizopogon subgenus Villosuli section Villosuli as a preface to ecological monitoring. Mycologia 106:353-361.