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Shemesh H, Bruns TD, Peay KG, Kennedy PG, Nguyen NH. (2023). Changing balance between dormancy and mortality determines trajectory of ectomycorrhizal fungal spore longevity over a 15 year burial experiment. New Phytologist, in press. https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.18677. Paper

Dhungana I, Kantar MB, Nguyen NH. (2023). Root exudate quality from different plant species influences the growth of rhizosphere bacteria. Rhizosphere. In press. doi.org/10.1016/j.rhisph.2022.100645. Paper


McGrath CR, Hicks Pries CE, Nguyen NH, Glazer B, Lio S, Crow SE. (2022). Minerals limit the deep soil respiration response to warming in a tropical Andisol. Biogeochemistry. In press. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10533-022-00965-1. Paper

Amend AS, et al. (2022). A ridge-to-reef ecosystem microbial census reveals environmental reservoirs for animal and plant microbiomes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 119:e2204146119. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2204146119. Paper

Plakidas JD, Nguyen NH, Ferro ML. (2022). A new species of Neostenoptera Meunier (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae: Winnertziinae) from Hawai‘i. Insecta Mundi 941: 1–12. Paper

Heisey S, Ryals R, Maaz MT, Nguyen NH. (2022). A single application of compost can leave lasting impacts on soil microbial community structure and alter cross-domain interaction networks. Frontiers in Soil Science, 2:749212. DOI: 10.3389/fsoil.2022.749212. Paper

Erlandson S, Margis R, Ramirez A, Nguyen NH, Lofgren L, Liao H-L, Vilgalys R, Kennedy P, Peay K. (2022). Transcriptional acclimation and spatial differentiation characterize drought response by the ectomycorrhizal fungus Suillus pungens. New Phytologist, 234:1910–1913. DOI: 10.1111/nph.17816. Paper

Maaz MT, Nguyen NH, Del Valle Echevarria A, Kantar M, Mileyko Y, Muszynski M. (2022). Design and implementation of a cohort-based undergraduate research experience in the agricultural sciences. Natural Sciences Education, 51, e20076. DOI: 10.1002/nse2.20076. Paper


Nuccio EE, Nguyen NH, Nunes da Rocha U, Mayali X, Weber P, Brodie E, Firestone M. (2021). Community RNA-Seq: Multi-kingdom responses to living versus decaying root inputs in soil. ISME Communications 1, 72. doi:10.1038/s43705-021-00059-3. Paper

Bazzicalupo AL, Erlandson S, Branine M, Ratz M, Ruffing L, Nguyen NH, Branco S. (2021). Fungal community shift along steep environmental gradients from geothermal soils in Yellowstone National Park. Microbial Ecology, DOI:10.1007/s00248-021-01848-y. Paper

Perez-Pazos E, Certano A, Gagne J, Lebeuf R, Siegel N, Nguyen NH, Peter Kennedy. (2021). The slippery nature of ectomycorrhizal host specificity: Suillus fungi associated with novel pinoid (Picea) and abietoid (Abies) hosts. Mycologia, DOI: 10.1080/00275514.2021.1921525. Paper

Jamison J, Khanal SK, Nguyen NH, Deenik JL. (2021). Assessing the effects of digestates and combinations of digestates and fertilizer on yield and nutrient use of Brassica juncea (Kai Choy). Agronomy 11:509. DOI: 10.3390/agronomy11030509. Paper

Yuan M, Kakouridis A, Starr E, Nguyen NH, Shi S, Pett-Ridge J, Nuccio E, Zhou J, and Firestone M. (2021). Fungal-bacterial co-occurrence patterns differ between AMF and non-mycorrhizal fungi across soil niches. mBio 12:e03509-20. DOI: 10.1128/mBio.03509-20. Paper

Lofgren L, Nguyen NH, Vilgalys R, Ruytinx J, Liao H-L, Branco S, Kuo A, LaButti K, Lipzen Anna, Andreopoulos W, Pangilinan J, Riley R, Hundley H, Na H, Barry K, Grigoriev I, Stajich J, Kennedy P. (2021). Comparative genomics reveals dynamic genome evolution in host specialist ectomycorrhizal fungi. New Phytologist 230:774-792. DOI: 10.1111/nph.17160 Paper

Põlme, S., Abarenkov, K., Henrik Nilsson, R., Lindahl, B. D., Clemmensen, K. E., Kauserud, H., … Tedersoo, L. (2021). FungalTraits: a user-friendly traits database of fungi and fungus-like stramenopiles. Fungal Diversity 105:1-16. DOI: 10.1007/s13225-020-00466-2. Paper


Bazzicalupo A, Ruytinx J, Ke Y-H, Coninx L, Colpaert J, Nguyen NH, Vilgalys R, Branco S. (2020). Fungal heavy metal adaptation through single nucleotide polymorphisms and copy-number variation. Molecular Ecology 29:4157-4169. DOI:10.1111/mec.15618. Paper

Kennedy P, Gagne J*, Pérez PE, Lofgren LA, Nguyen NH. 2020. Does fungal competitive ability explain host specificity or rarity in ectomycorrhizal symbioses? PLoS ONE, 15:e0234099. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0234099. Paper


Bruns TD, Hale LM, Nguyen NH. (2019). Rhizopogon olivaceotinctus increases its inoculum potential in heated soil independent of competitive release from other ectomycorrhizal fungi. Mycologia 111:936-941. DOI: 10.1080/00275514.2019.1657354. Paper

Wehr NH, Kinney MK, Nguyen NH, Giardina CP, Litton CM. (2019). Changes in soil bacterial community diversity following the removal of invasive feral pigs from a Hawaiian tropical montane wet forest. Scientific Reports, Scientific Reports 9:14681. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-48922-7. Paper


Lofgren L, Nguyen NH, Kennedy P. (2018). Ectomycorrhizal host specificity in a changing world: can legacy effects explain anomalous current associations? New Phytologist, 220:1273-1284. DOI: 10.1111/nph.15008. Paper

Nguyen NH. (2018). Longevity of light and dark-colored basidiospores from saprotrophic mushroom-forming fungi. Mycologia 110:131-135. DOI: 10.1111/nph.15008. Paper

Hynson NA, Frank KL, Alegado RA, Amend AS, Arif M, Bennett GM, Jani AJ, Medeiros MCI, Mileyko Y, Nelson CE, Nguyen NH, Nigro OD, Prisic S, Shin S, Takagi D, Wilson ST, Yew JY. (2018). Synergy among microbiota and their hosts: Leveraging the Hawaiian archipelago and local collaborative networks to address pressing questions in microbiome research. mSystems 3:e00159-1. DOI: 10.1128/mSystems.00159-17. Paper

Kennedy P, Louis Mielke*, Nguyen NH. (2018). Ecological responses to forest age, habitat, and host vary by mycorrhizal type in boreal peatlands. Mycorrhiza 28:315-328, doi: 10.1007/s00572-018-0821-4. Paper


Branco S, Bi K, Liao H-L, Gladieux P, Badouin H, Ellison CE, Nguyen NH, Vilgalys R, Peay KG, Taylor JW, Bruns TD. (2017). Continental-level population differentiation and environmental adaptation in the mushroom Suillus brevipes. Molecular Ecology. Molecular Ecology 26:2063–2076. DOI: 10.1111/mec.13892. Paper

Fernandez C, Nguyen NH, Stefanski A, Han Y, Hobbie S, Montgomery R, Reich PB, Kennedy P. 2017. Reduced boreal tree host photosynthetic performance in response to warming selectively alters ectomycorrhizal fungal community structure. Global Change Biology 23:1598–1609. DOI: 10.1111/gcb.13510. Paper


Nguyen NH, Vellinga EC, Bruns TD, Kennedy PG. (2016). Phylogenetic assessment of global Suillus ITS sequences supports morphologically defined species and reveals synonymous and undescribed taxa. Mycologia 108:1216-1228. DOI: 10.3852/16-106. Paper

Prior to August 2016
Papers published before August 2016 are not included on this page because the work was performed outside of the University of Hawai‘i. They can be found on Nhu's page.