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Monotropa hypopitys L. (Yellow Bird's-nest)

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Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Davis, S., 2004, Yellow Bird's-nest, British Wildlife, Vol 15, No. 6: 386 (illustration) Yellow Bird's-nest
Henrici, A, 2008 (Colour photograph) Notes and Records (Oct 2008)

General Works

Leake, J.R., 2005 Plants parasitic on fungi: unearthing the fungi in myco-heterotrophs and debunking the "saprophytic" plant myth

Monotropa hypopitys may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
PLANTAE
(plants)
TRACHEOPHYTA
(vascular plants)
MAGNOLIOPSIDA
(flowering plants)
ERICACEAE
(heaths, heathers, rhododendrons, azaleas & wintergeeens)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

Monotropa hypopitys is associated with:

plant Tricholoma - knight toadstools (Agaricales: Tricholomataceae) plant parasitises mycorrhiza Restricted Spooner, B. & Roberts, P., 2005,
Leake, J.R., 2005
plant Tricholoma cingulatum - Girdled Knight (Agaricales: Tricholomataceae) plant parasitises Salix mycorrhiza UK/Ireland Spooner, B. & Roberts, P., 2005
plant Tricholoma columbetta - Blue Spot Knight (Agaricales: Tricholomataceae) plant parasitises Fagus mycorrhiza Foreign Henrici, A, 2008
plant Tricholoma saponaceum - Soap Knight (Agaricales: Tricholomataceae) plant parasitises Fagus mycorrhiza Foreign Henrici, A, 2008
plant Tricholoma terreum - Grey Knight (Agaricales: Tricholomataceae) plant parasitises Pinus mycorrhiza UK/Ireland Spooner, B. & Roberts, P., 2005

Associated with Monotropa hypopitys:

Monotropa hypopitys may be associated with taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

PLANTAE
(plants)
TRACHEOPHYTA
(vascular plants)
MAGNOLIOPSIDA
(flowering plants)
EU-DICOTS
(dicotyledonous flowering plants)
ERICACEAE
(heaths, heathers, rhododendrons, azaleas & wintergeeens)
Woody plants Broadleaved shrubs Broadleaved trees and shrubs Trees and shrubs Trees, shrubs, woody and climbing plants (via Broadleaved shrubs) Broadleaved trees, shrubs and climbers (via Broadleaved trees and shrubs)

Further Information

Notes (MWS) An achlorophyllous plant which is parasitic on ectomycorrhiza of Tricholoma species, especially T. cingulatum with Salix and T. terreum with Pinus, although it is also found under Beech and other trees.

References

Henrici, A, 2008 Notes and Records (Oct 2008)
Leake, J.R., 2005 Plants parasitic on fungi: unearthing the fungi in myco-heterotrophs and debunking the "saprophytic" plant myth
Spooner, B. & Roberts, P., 2005 Fungi
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