H. Mannochio-Russo, S.O.I. Swift, K.Nakayama, C.B. Wall, E.C. Gentry, M. Panitchpakdi, A.M. Caraballo-Rodriguez, A.T. Aron, D. Petras, K. Dorrestein, T. Dorrestein, T.M. Williams, E.M. Nalley, N.T. Altman-Kurosaki, M. Martinelli, J.Kuwabara, J.L. Darcy, V.S. Bolzani, L. Wegley Kelly, C. Mora, J.Y. Yew, A.S. Amend, M. McFall-Ngai, N.A. Hynson, P.C. Dorrestein, C.E. Nelson (In Press). Microbiomes and metabolomes of dominant coral reef primary producers illustrate a potential role for immunolipids in marine symbioses. Communications Biology.

C.B. Wall, S.O.I. Swift, C.M. D’Antonio, G. Gebauer & N.A. Hynson (2023) Isoscapes of remnant and restored Hawaiian montane forests reveal differences in biological nitrogen fixation and carbon inputs. PeerJ 11:e15468

F. Zahn, E. Söll, T. Chapin, D. Wang, S. Gomes, N.A. Hynson, J. Pausch, G. Gebauer (2023). Novel insights into orchid mycorrhiza functioning from stable isotope signatures of fungal pelotons. New Phytologist DOI: 10.1111/nph.18991

A.S. Amend, S.O.I. Swift, J.L. Darcy, M. Belcaid, J. Buchanan, N. Cetraro, K. Frank, K.M.S. Fraiola, K. Kajihara, Camilo Mora, ˚T.G. McDermot, M. McFall-Ngai, M. Medeiros, K.K. Nakayama, C.E. Nelson, N.H. Nguyen, R.L. Rollins, P. Sadowski, W. Sparagon, M.A., J.Y. Yew, D. Yogi & N.A. Hynson (2022) A ridge-to-reef ecosystem microbial census reveals environmental reservoirs for animal and plantmicrobiomes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 119(33): e220414611

Thompson, S.O.I. Swift, C.P. Egan, D. Yogi, T. Chapin & N.A. Hynson (2022) Traits and tradeoffs among non-native ectomycorrhizal fungal symbionts affect pine seedling establishment in a Hawaiian co-invasion landscape. Molecular Ecology. 31(15): 4176-4187.

K.T. Kajihara, C.P. Egan, S.O.I. Swift, C.B. Wall, C.D. Muir, N.A. Hynson. (2022). Core arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi are predicted by their high abundance-occupancy relationship while host specialists are rare and geographically structured. New Phytologist

C.A. Pfister, S. Light, B. Bohannan, T. Schmidt, A. Martiny, N.A. Hynson, S. Devkota, L. David & K. Whiteson. (2022). Conceptual exchanges for understanding free-living and host-associated microbiomes. MSystems

J.H. Koko, S.O.I. Swift  & N.A. Hynson. (2021) Hawaiian Island endemic and indigenous plant species have higher mycorrhizal incidence than the global average. American Journal of Botany. PMID: 34541661. DOI: 10.1002/ajb2.1731

C.P. Egan, J.H. Koko, C.D. Muir, G. Zahn, S.O.I. Swift, A.S. Amend & N.A. Hynson. (2021) Restoration of the Mycobiome of the Endangered Hawaiian Mint Phyllostegia Kaalaensis Increases Its Resistance to a Common Powdery Mildew. Fungal Ecology 52: 101070.
L. Tipton, G.L. Zahn, J.L. Darcy, A.S. Amend, & N.A. Hynson. (2021) Hawaiian Fungal Amplicon Sequence Variants Reveal Otherwise Hidden Biogeography. Microbial Ecology.

C. Wall, C.E. Egan, S.O.I Swift & N.A. Hynson (2020) Three decades post reforestation has not led to the reassembly of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities associated with remnant primary forests. Molecular Ecology DOI: 10.1111/mec.15624

J.K. Stallman, D.E. Hemmes, N.A. Hynson & M.H. Shintaku (2020) Lepiota punaensis, a new species from Hawaiʻi Island, and a discussion of L. elaiophylla. MycoTaxon 135: 471-489.

J.B.H. Martiny, K.L. Whiteson, B.J.M. Bohannan, L.A. David, N.A. Hynson, M. McFall-Ngai, J.F. Rawls, T.M. Schmidt, Z. Abdo, and M.J. Blaser (2020) The Emergence of Microbiome Centres. Nature Microbiology 5 (1): 2–3.

L. Tipton, G. Zahn, E. Datlof, P. Sheridan, A.S. Amend, N.A. Hynson (2019) Fungal aerobiota are not affected by time nor environment over a 13-y time series at the Mauna Loa Observatory. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1907414116

C.P. Egan & N.A. Hynson (August 2019) Mycorrhiza. In: eLS. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd: Chichester. DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0000372.pub2

L. Tipton, J.L. Darcy & N.A. Hynson (2019) A Developing Symbiosis: Enabling Cross-Talk Between Ecologists and Microbiome Scientists. Frontiers in Microbiology. 10: doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2019.00292

S.O.I. Swift, S. Munroe, C. Im, L. Tipton, N.A. Hynson (2018) Remote tropical island colonization does not preclude symbiotic specialists: new evidence of mycorrhizal specificity across the geographic distribution of the Hawaiian endemic orchid Anoectochilus sandvicensis. Annals of Botany. doi: 10.1093/aob/mcy198
S.I.F. Gomes, V.S.F.T. Merckx, and N.A. Hynson. (2018) Biological Invasions Increase the Richness of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi from a Hawaiian Subtropical Ecosystem.  Biological Invasions,

E.M. Datlof, A.S. Amend, K. Earl, J. Hayward, C.W. Morden, R. Wade, G. Zahn, N.A. Hynson (2017) Uncovering unseen fungal diversity from plant DNA banks. PeerJ. 5:e3730

N.A. Hynson. (2016) Carbon and nitrogen ecophysiologies of two tropical endemic orchids mirror those of their temperate relatives and local environment. Royal Society Open Science. 3: 160427 pdf

N.A. Hynson, J.M.I. Schiebold & G. Gebauer. (2016) Patterns of carbon and nitrogen stable isotope abundance and nitrogen concentration distinguish mycoheterotrophic plants at broad taxonomic levels. Annals of Botany. 118: 467-479 pdf

N.A. Hynson, S.D. Allison & K.K. Treseder (2015) Quantum dots reveal shifts in organic nitrogen uptake by fungi exposed to long-term nitrogen enrichment. PLoS one. 10(9): e0138158 pdf

N.A. Hynson, M.I. Bidartondo & D.J. Read (2015) Are there geographic mosaics of mycorrhizal specificity and partial mycoheterotrophy? A case study in Moneses uniflora (Ericaceae). New Phytologist. 208: 1003-1007 pdf

N.A. Hynson (2014) Fungal ecology beyond boundaries: from communities to the globe. Fungal Ecology. 12: 1-3 pdf

J. Hayward & N.A. Hynson (2014) New evidence of ectomycorrhizal fungi in the Hawaiian Islands associated with the endemic host Pisonia sandwicensis (Nyctaginaceae). Fungal Ecology 12: 62-69 pdf

N.A. Hynson, V.S.F.T. Merckx, B.A. Perry & K.K. Treseder (2013) Identities and distributions of the co-invading ectomycorrhizal fungal symbionts of exotic pines in the Hawaiian Islands. Biological Invasions.15: 2373-2385 pdf

N.A. Hynson, M. Weiss, K. Preiss, G. Gebauer & K.K. Treseder (2013) Fungal host specificity is not a bottleneck for the germination of Pyroleae species (Ericaceae) in a Bavarian forest. Molecular Ecology22: 1473-1481. pdf

N.A. Hynson, T.P. Madsen, M-A Selosse, I.K.U. Adam, Y. Ogura-Tsujita, M. Roy & G. Gebauer. (2013) The physiological ecology of mycoheterotrophic plants. Mycoheterotrophy: the biology of plants living on fungi. Ed. Vincent Merckx. Springer: New York, NY. pdf

N.A. Hynson, D. Jolles & T.P. Madsen (2012) A case of Pyrola plantlets with picky palates leads to new insights on mycoheterotrophic seedlings and the fungi that feed them. New Phytologist 195: 503-506.pdf

N.H. Nguyen, N.A. Hynson & T.D. Bruns. (2012) Stayin’ Alive: survival of mycorrhizal fungal propagules from six year old forest soil. Fungal Ecology 5: 741-746. pdf

V.S.F.T. Merckx, S.B. Janssens, N.A. Hynson, C.D. Specht, T.D. Bruns & E.F. Smets (2012) Mycoheterotrophic interactions are not limited to a narrow phylogenetic range of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. Molecular Ecology. 21: 1524-1532. pdf

N.A. Hynson, S. Mambelli, A.S. Amend & T.E. Dawson. (2012) Measuring carbon gains from fungal networks in understory plants from the tribe Pyroleae (Ericaceae): a field manipulation and stable isotope approach. Oecologia. 169: 307-317. pdf

N.A. Hynson & T.D. Bruns (2010) Fungal hosts for mycoheterotrophic plants: a nonexclusive, but highly selective club. New Phytologist. 185: 598-601. (Invited) pdf

V.S.F.T. Merckx, M.I. Bidartondo & N.A. Hynson (2009) Myco-heterotrophy: when fungi host plants. Annals of Botany. 104: 1255-1261. (Invited) pdf

N.A. Hynson & T.D. Bruns (2009) Evidence of a myco-heterotroph in the plant family Ericaceae that lacks mycorrhizal specificity. Proceedings of the Royal Society London Series B: Biological Sciences. 276: 4053-4059. pdf

N.A. Hynson, K. Preiss, G. Gebauer & T.D. Bruns (2009) Isotopic evidence of full and partial myco-heterotrophy in the plant tribe Pyroleae (Ericaceae). New Phytologist. 182: 719-726. pdf

N.A. Hynson, K. Preiss & G. Gebauer (2009) Is it better to give than receive? A stable isotope perspective to orchid-fungal carbon transport in the green orchid species Goodyera repens and G. oblongifolia. New Phytologist. 182: 8-11. pdf

T.D. Bruns, K.G. Peay, P.J. Boynton, L.C. Grubisha, N.A. Hynson, N.H. Nguyen, N.P. Rosenstock (2009) Inoculum potential of Rhizoogon spores increases with time over the first four years of a 99-year spore burial experiment. New Phytologist. 181: 463-470. pdf

K. Zimmer, N.A. Hynson, G. Gebauer, E.B. Allen, M.F. Allen & D.J. Read (2007) Wide Geographic and Ecological Distribution of Nitrogen and Carbon Gains From Fungi in Pyroloids and Monotropoids. New Phytologist 175: 166-175. Results featured in Mycorrhizal Symbiosis 3rd Edn. 2008. Edited by Smith & Read, Academic Press, London UK. pdf

Science Writing 

N.A. Hynson (2018) Partial mycoheterotrophs: the green plants that live off fungi. The Conversation US:

J. Hayward & N.A. Hynson (2015) Dishing the dirt on the role of symbiotic soil fungi for plant restoration success. Ecosystem Management Program Bulletin of the Oahu Army Natural Resource Program. pdf

N.A. Hynson (2011) Alternative living in the understory: mycoheterotrophic plants and the importance of underground networking. Tree Rings, The Yuba Watershed Institute. pdf

N.A. Hynson (2009) Recruiting a new generation of mycologists: how to engage youth in mycology.Mycena News, The Mycological Society of San Francisco’s Newsletter 56(5). Reprinted in North American Mycological Association’s newsletter Mycophile. pdf

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