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Good dirt with good friends

An analysis of data from forests across the planet reveals that the types of beneficial fungus with which tree roots associate determine the amount of carbon stored in soils. See Letter p.543

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Figure 1: Fungal types and soil organic matter.

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Bradford, M. Good dirt with good friends. Nature 505, 486–487 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1038/nature12849

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