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Comarostaphylis arbutoides Lindley

Photographs by T. Osmundson © 2003

The arbutoid ectomycorrhizal root tip of the plant was extracted from beneath basidiomata of Leccinum monticola growing on Cerro de la Muerte. The cross section and higher magnification cross section show a thin fungal mantle and cortical cells pentrated by the fungus.

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