Publications by authors named "Merlin M White"

30Publications

Influences of a Prolific Gut Fungus () on Larval and Adult Mosquito (Aedes aegypti)-Associated Microbiota.

Appl Environ Microbiol 2020 01 21;86(3). Epub 2020 Jan 21.

Department of Biological Sciences, Boise State University, Boise, Idaho, USA.

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January 2020

Diversification of the gut fungi Smittium and allies (Harpellales) co-occurred with the origin of complete metamorphosis of their symbiotic insect hosts (lower Diptera).

Mol Phylogenet Evol 2019 10 4;139:106550. Epub 2019 Jul 4.

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Toronto, 25 Willcocks Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 3B2, Canada; Department of Natural History, Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queens Park, Toronto, Ontario M5S 2C6, Canada.

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October 2019

Comparative Genomics Reveals the Core Gene Toolbox for the Fungus-Insect Symbiosis.

mBio 2018 05 15;9(3). Epub 2018 May 15.

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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May 2018

Draft Genome Sequence of Capniomyces stellatus, the Obligate Gut Fungal Symbiont of Stonefly.

Genome Announc 2016 Aug 4;4(4). Epub 2016 Aug 4.

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Department of Natural History, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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August 2016

Genome-Wide Survey of Gut Fungi (Harpellales) Reveals the First Horizontally Transferred Ubiquitin Gene from a Mosquito Host.

Mol Biol Evol 2016 10 24;33(10):2544-54. Epub 2016 Jun 24.

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada Department of Natural History, Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, ON, Canada.

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October 2016

ASSESSING THE POTENTIAL EFFECTS OF FUNGICIDES ON NONTARGET GUT FUNGI (TRICHOMYCETES) AND THEIR ASSOCIATED LARVAL BLACK FLY HOSTS.

J Am Water Resour Assoc 2014 Apr;50(2):420-433

Respectively, Graduate Student (Wilson), Department of Biological Sciences, Boise State University, 1910 University Drive, Boise, Idaho 83725; Research Hydrologist (Smalling), US Geological Survey, California Water Science Center, 6000 J Street, Placer Hall, Sacramento, California, USA 95819; Research Hydrologist (Reilly), US Geological Survey, New Jersey Water Science Center, 810 Bear Tavern Road, Suite 206, West Trenton, New Jersey, USA 08628; Agricultural Research Coordinator (Gray), University of Georgia, 413 Bio Sciences, Department of Entomology, Athens, Georgia, USA 30602; Bioinformatics Coordinator (Bond), Students (Steele, Kandel, Chamberlin, Gause, and Reynolds), Professors (Robertson and Novak), Associate Professors (Feris and White), Department of Biological Sciences, Boise State University, 1910 University Drive, Boise, Idaho 83725.

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April 2014

Assessing the diversity of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in semiarid shrublands dominated by Artemisia tridentata ssp. wyomingensis.

Mycorrhiza 2014 May 19;24(4):301-14. Epub 2013 Nov 19.

Department of Biological Sciences, Boise State University, 1910 University Drive, Boise, ID, 83725-1515, USA.

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May 2014

A new species of Ephemerellomyces from North America highlights its morphological plasticity and possible intergeneric similarities with other Harpellales.

Fungal Biol 2012 Feb 25;116(2):171-84. Epub 2011 Oct 25.

Boise State University, Department of Biological Sciences, Boise, ID 83725-1515, USA.

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February 2012

Extended studies of Baltomyces styrax in Idaho and expanded distribution of this isopod gut fungus in USA.

Mycologia 2012 Jan-Feb;104(1):313-20. Epub 2011 Sep 20.

Department of Biological Sciences, Boise State University, Boise, ID, USA.

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May 2012

New species and first records of trichomycetes from immature aquatic insects in Idaho.

Mycologia 2012 Jan-Feb;104(1):295-312. Epub 2011 Sep 20.

Boise State University, Department of Biological Sciences, Boise, ID, USA.

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May 2012

Klastostachys, a new genus of Harpellales in Chironomidae larvae.

Mycologia 2011 Jul-Aug;103(4):915-7. Epub 2011 Feb 9.

Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas 66045-7534, USA.

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September 2011

Typification of Smittium, an important genus in the taxonomy of Harpellales.

Mycologia 2011 Jul-Aug;103(4):918-20. Epub 2011 Feb 9.

Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas 66045-7534, USA.

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September 2011

Dipteran-associated Harpellales from lowland and submontane tropical rain forests of Veracruz (Mexico).

Mycologia 2011 May-Jun;103(3):656-73. Epub 2010 Dec 26.

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Biociències, Deptamento Biologia Animal, B. Vegetal i Ecologia, U. Botànica, 08193-Bellaterra (Barcelona), Spain.

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September 2011

Trifoliellum bioblitzii, a new genus of trichomycete from mayfly nymphs in Nova Scotia, Canada.

Mycologia 2011 Jan-Feb;103(1):219-25. Epub 2010 Aug 31.

Department of Biology, Saint Mary's University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 3C3.

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April 2011

Harpellales in the digestive tracts of Ephemeroptera and Plecoptera nymphs from Veracruz, Mexico.

Mycologia 2008 Jan-Feb;100(1):149-62

Unitat de Botàinica, Departamento Biologia Animal, Biologia Vegetal i d'Ecologia, Facultat de Ciencies, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193-Bellaterra, Barcelona, España.

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June 2008

Phylogeny of the Zygomycota based on nuclear ribosomal sequence data.

Mycologia 2006 Nov-Dec;98(6):872-84

Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas, Lawrence 66045-7534, USA.

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October 2007

Confirmation and identification of parasitic stages of obligate endobionts (Harpellales) in blackflies (Simuliidae) by means of rRNA sequence data.

Mycol Res 2006 Sep 22;110(Pt 9):1070-9. Epub 2006 Aug 22.

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas 66045-7534, USA.

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September 2006

Evolutionary implications of a rRNA-based phylogeny of Harpellales.

Authors:
Merlin M White

Mycol Res 2006 Sep 22;110(Pt 9):1011-24. Epub 2006 Aug 22.

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas 66045-7534, USA.

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September 2006

Trichomycete insect symbionts in Great Smoky Mountains National Park and vicinity.

Mycologia 2006 Mar-Apr;98(2):333-52

Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas 66045-7534, USA.

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September 2006

Fungal symbionts (Harpellales) in Norwegian aquatic insect larvae.

Mycologia 2004 Jul-Aug;96(4):891-910

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas 66045-7534.

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October 2012

The status and characterization of Enteroramus dimorphus: a xylose-fermenting yeast attached to the gut of beetles.

Mycologia 2004 Jul-Aug;96(4):756-60

Department of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803.

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October 2012

First report of Basidiolum fimbriatum since 1861, with comments on its development, occurrence, distribution and relationship with other fungi.

Authors:
Merlin M White

Mycol Res 2003 Feb;107(Pt 2):245-50

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of kansas, Lawrence, Kansas 66045-2106, USA.

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February 2003