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Soil Fungi Questions

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Probably plant exudates constitute the most important source of organic carbon. However, the exudates tend to be small organic molecules and are thus used rapidly. Root remains constitute a significant, long-lived source of organic carbon. The two types of nutrient attract different types of fungi, ruderals to exudates and hyphal forms of C strategists to the recalcitrant root fragments.

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In three ways: by reducing the root exudates, increasing fungal exudates and providing a source of complex organic carbon of fungal origin.

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