Institute of Evolution and Ecology (EvE)

Alvarez M, Robertson M, van Gurp T, Wagemaker N, Giraud D, Ainouche ML, Salmon A, Verhoeven KJF, Richards CL (2020) Reduced representation characterisation of genetic and epigenetic differentiation to oil pollution in the foundation plant Spartina alterniflora. bioRxiv

Bucharova A, Bossdorf O, Scheepens JF, Salguero-Gomez (2023) Sustainable seed harvesting in wild plant populations. bioRxiv 

Cao P, Wang S, Zhang L, Parepa M, Lin T, Bi J, Zhao Y, Endriss SB, Guo Y, Bossdorf O, Richards CL, Wu J, Ju RT, Liao Z, Li B (2023) Divergence in herbivore resistance during the invasion of a global plant invader. bioRxiv

Diez Rodriguez B, Galanti D, Nunn A, Pena-Ponton C, Perez-Bello P, Sammarco I, Jandrasits K, Becker C, de Paoli E, Verhoeven KJF, Opgenoorth L, Heer K (2022) Epigenetic variation in the Lombardy poplar along climatic gradients is independent of genetic structure and persists across clonal reproduction. bioRxiv

Gáspár B, Bossdorf O, Parepa M (2020) Intraspecific variation in land use-related functional traits in Plantago lanceolata.

Gáspár B, Durka W, Bossdorf O (2020) Rapid evolution in managed grasslands: different land-use regimes are associated with contrasting phenotypes in Plantago lanceolata.

Guo Y, Parepa M, Wang H, Wang M, Wu J, Li B, Ju RT, Bossdorf O (2024) Global heterogeneity of latitudinal patterns in herbivory between native and exotic plants. bioRxiv,

Irimia RE, Zhao W, Cao P, Parepa M, Liao Z, Wang S, Mounger JM, Richardson C, Elkott F, Zhuang X, Bi J, Zhao Y, Kugler E, Rafalski J, Schloter E, Wu J, Ju RT, Yang J, Li B, Bossdorf O, Richards CL (2024) Cross-continental shifts of ecological strategy in a global plant invader. Research Square

Kirschbaum A, Hoch G, Bossdorf O, Scheepens JF (2021) Genetic variation in non-structural carbohydrates in Plantago lanceolata is related to mowing intensity but not to regrowth ability.

Robertson M, Alvarez M, van Gurp T, Wagemaker CAM, Yu F, Amador DM, Farmerie WG, Verhoeven KJF, Richards CL (2020) Combining epiGBS markers with long read transcriptome sequencing to assess differentiation associated with habitat in Reynoutria (aka Fallopia).


Bi J, Bossdorf O, Liao Z, Richards CL, Parepa M, Zhao W, Berninger F, Zhao YJ, Liu Z, Feng X, Ju RT, Li B, Wu J (2024) Divergent geographic variation in above- versus belowground secondary metabolites of Reynoutria japonica. Journal of Ecology 112: 514-527

Contreras-Garrido A, Galanti D, Movilli A, Becker C, Bossdorf O, Drost HG, Weigel D (2024) Transposon dynamics in the emerging oilseed crop Thlaspi arvense. PLoS Genetics 20: e1011141

Galanti D, Jung JH, Müller C, Bossdorf O (2023) Discarded sequencing reads uncover natural variation in pest resistance in Thlaspi arvense. eLife, under revision

Jiang JJ, Zhao YJ, Guo Y, Richards CL, Siemann E, Wu J, Li B, Ju RT (2024) Restoration of native saltmarshes can reverse arthropod assemblages and trophic interactions changed by a plant invasion. Ecological Applications 34: e2740

Lin X, Yin J, Wang Y, Yao J, Li QQ, Latzel V, Bossdorf O, Zhang YY (2024) Environment-induced heritable variations are common in Arabidopsis thaliana. Nature Communications 15: 4615

Sammarco I, Diez Rodriguez B, Galanti D, Nunn A, Becker C, Bossdorf O, Münzbergová Z, Latzel V (2024) DNA methylation in the wild: epigenetic transgenerational inheritance can mediate adaptation in clones of wild strawberry (Fragaria vesca). New Phytologist 241: 1621-1635

Yuan W, Pigliucci M, Richards CL (2022) Rapid phenotypic differentiation and local adaptation in Japanese knotweed s.l. (Reynoutria japonica and R. × bohemica, Polygonaceae) invading novel habitats. Scientific Reports, in press


Conrady M, Lampei C, Bossdorf O, Hoelzel N, Michalski S, Durka W, Bucharova A (2023) Plants cultivated for ecosystem restoration can evolve towards a domestication syndrome. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 120: e2219664120

Guo Y, Zhang Y, Wu J, Richards CL, Bossdorf O, Li B, Ju RT (2023) Geographic variation of litter chemistry and palatbility in an invasive plant versus its native competitor. Journal of Biogeography 50: 1139-1150

Latzel V, Fischer M, Groot M, Gutzat R, Lampei C, Ouborg J, Parepa M, Schmid KJ, Vergeer P, Zhang YY, Bossdorf O (2023) Parental environmental effects are common and strong, but unpredictable, in Arabidopsis thaliana. New Phytologist 237: 1014-1023

March-Salas M, Lorite J, Bossdorf O, Scheepens JF (2023) Cliffs as priority ecosystems. Conservation Biology 37: e14166

Rauschkolb R, Durka W, Godefroid S, Dixon L, Bossdorf O, Ensslin A, Scheepens JF (2023) Recent evolution of flowering time across multiple European plant species correlates with changes in aridity. Oecologia 202: 497-511


Asatryan G, Harbott M, Todorovic S, Kaplan JO, Lazarus D, Lee CE, Parmesan C, Renaudie J, Thomas H, Wu HC, Richards CL (2022) How do organisms affect and respond to climate change? Frontiers for Young Minds 10: 703195

Boquete MT, Schmid MW, Wagemaker CAM, Carey SB, McDaniel SF, Richards CL, Alonso C (2022) Molecular basis of intraspecific differentiation for heavy metal tolerance in the copper moss Scopelophila cataractae. Environmental and Experimental Botany 201: 104970

Conrady M, Lampei C, Bossdorf O, Durka W, Bucharova A (2022) Evolution during seed production for ecological restoration? A molecular analysis of 19 species finds only minor genomic changes. Journal of Applied Ecology 59: 1383-1393

Freimuth J, Bossdorf O, Scheepens JF, Willems FM (2022) Climate warming changes synchrony of plants and pollinators in Germany. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 289: 20212142

Galanti D, Ramos-Cruz D, Nunn A, Rodriguez-Arevalo I, Scheepens JF, Becker C, Bossdorf O (2022) Genetic and environmental drivers of large-scale epigenetic variation in Thlaspi arvense. PLoS Genetics 18: e1010452

Garnica S, Liao ZY, Hamard S, Waller F, Parepa M, Bossdorf O (2022) Environmental stress determines the colonization and impact of an endophytic fungus on invasive knotweed. Biological Invasions 24: 1785-1795

Mounger JM, van Riemsdijk I, Boquete MT, Wagemaker CAM, Fatma S, Robertson MH, Voors SA, Oberstaller J, Gawehns F, Hanley TC, Grosse I, Verhoeven KJF, Sotka EE, Gehring CA, Hughes AR, Lewis DB, Schmid MW, Richards CL (2022) Genetic and epigenetic differentiation across intertidal gradients in the foundation plant Spartina alterniflora. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 10: 868826

Rauschkolb R, Henres L, Lou C, Godefroid S, Dixon L, Bossdorf O, Ensslin A, Scheepens JF (2022) Historical comparisons show evolutionary changes in drought responses in European plant species after two decades of climate change. Basic and Applied Ecology 58: 26-38

Rauschkolb R, Li Z, Godefroid S, Dixon L, Durka W, Majekova M, Bossdorf O, Ensslin A, Scheepens JF (2022) Evolution of plant drought strategies and herbivore tolerance after two decades of climate change. New Phytologist 235: 773-785

Santangelo JS, Ness RW, Cohan B, Fitzpatrick CR, Innes SG, Koch S, Miles LS, Munim S, Peres-Neto PR, Prashad C, Tong AT, Aguirre WE, ... Kirschbaum A ... Scheepens JF ..., Johnson MTJ (2022) Global urban environmental change drives adaptation in white clover. Science 375: 1275-1281

Sun Y, Züst T, Silvestro D, Erb M, Bossdorf O, Mateo P, Robert C, Müller-Schärer H (2022) Climate warming can reduce biocontrol efficacy and promote plant invasion due to both genetic and transient metabolomic changes. Ecology Letters 25: 1387-1400

Willems FM, Scheepens JF, Bossdorf O (2022) Forest wildflowers bloom earlier as Europe warms: lessons from herbaria and spatial modelling. New Phytologist 235: 52-65


Alabi N, Wu Y, Bossdorf O, Rieseberg LH, Colautti RI (2021) Genome report: a draft genome of Alliaria petiolata (garlic mustard) as a model system for invasion genetics. G3- Genes Genomes Genetics 11: jkab339

Boquete MT, Lang I, Weidinger M, Richards CL, Alonso C (2021) Patterns and mechanisms of heavy metal accumulation and tolerance in two terrestrial moss species with contrasting habitat specialization. Environmental and Experimental Botany 182: 104336

Can SN, Nunn A, Galanti D, Langenberger D, Becker C, Volmer K, Heer K, Opgenoorth L, Fernandez-Pozo N, Rensing SA (2021) The EpiDiverse plant epigenome-wide association studies (EWAS) pipeline. Epigenomes 5020012

Deng Y, Bossdorf O, Scheepens JF (2021) Transgenerational effects of temperature fluctuations in Arabidopsis thaliana. AoB Plants p13: plab064

Fischer K, Kreyling J, Beaulieu M, Beil I, Bog M, Bonte D, Holm S, Knoblauch S, Koch D, Muffler L, Mouginot P, Paulinich M, Scheepens JF, ...Gienapp P (2021) Species-specific effects of thermal stress on the expression of genetic variation across a diverse group of plant and animal taxa under experimental conditions. Heredity 126: 23-37

Guo J, Richards CL, Holsinger KE, Fox GA, Zhang Z, Zhao JC (2021) Genetic structure in patchy populations of a foundation plant: A case study of Leymus chinensis (Poaceae) using genetic and clonal diversity. American Journal of Botany 108: 2371-2387

Haug I, Setaro S, Suarez JP (2021) Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and ectomycorrhizas in the Andean cloud forest of South Ecuador. In: Myster RW (ed.) The Andean Cloud Forest, pp. 111-129. Springer, Cham

Haug I, Setaro S, Suarez JP (2021) Global AM fungi are dominating mycorrhizal communities in a tropical premontane dry forest in South Ecuador. Mycological Progress 20: 837-845

Irimia RE, Hierro JL, Branco S, Sotes G, Cavieres LA, Eren Ö, Lortie CJ, French K, Callaway RM, Montesinos D (2021) Experimental admixture among geographically disjunct populations of an invasive plant yields a global mosaic of reproductive incompatibility and heterosis. Journal of Ecology 109: 2152-2162

Jung JH, Reis F, Richards CL, Bossdorf O (2021) Understanding plant microbiomes requires a genotype x environment framework. American Journal of Botany 108: 1820-1823

Kirschbaum A, Bossdorf O, Scheepens JF (2021) Variation in regrowth ability in relation to land use intensity and predictability in three common grassland herbs. Journal of Plant Ecology 14: 438-450

Lampinen J, Tuomi M, Fischer LK, Neuenkamp L, Alday JG, Bucharova A, ... Klaus VH (2021) Acceptance of near-natural greenspace management relates to ecological and socio-cultural assigned values among European urbanites. Basic and Applied Ecology 50: 119-131

Mounger J, Ainouche M, Bossdorf O, Cave-Radet A, Li B, Parepa M, Salmon A, Yang J, Richards C (2021) Epigenetics and the success of invasive plants. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 376: 20200117

Mounger J, Boquete MT, Schmid M, Granado R, Robertson MH, Voors SA, Langanke KL, Alvarez MF, Wagemaker CAM, Schrey AW, Fox GA, Lewis DB, Lira CF, Richards CL (2021) Inheritance of methylation differences in the mangrove Rhizophora mangle. Evolution & Development 23: 351-374

Neinavaie F, Ibrahim-Hashim A, Kramer AM, Brown JS, Richards CL (2021) The genomic processes of biological invasions: from invasive species to cancer metastases and back again. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 9: 681100

Piatek M, Lutz M, Wang Y, Wang S, Kellner R (2021) Thecaphora dahuangis, a new species causing leaf smut disease of the traditional medicinal plant dahuang (Rheum palmatum) in China. Plant Pathology 70: 1292-1299

Pressley M., Salvioli M, Lewis DB, Richards CL, Brown JS, Staňková K (2021) Evolutionary dynamics of treatment-induced resistance in cancer informs understanding of rapid evolution in natural systems. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 9: 681121

Richards CL, Langanke KL, Mounger J, Fox GA, Lewis JB (2021) Trait response to nitrogen and salinity in Rhizophora mangle propagules and variation by maternal family and population of origin. Frontiers in Marine Science 8: 756683

Smith PA, Lutz M, Chater AO, Wood RG (2021) Anther smuts on Butterworts (Pinguicula spp.). Field Mycology 22: 5-11

Willems FM, Scheepens JF, Ammer C, Block S, Bucharova A, Schall P, Sehrt M, Bossdorf O (2021) Spring understory herbs flower later in intensively managed forests. Ecological Applications 31: e02332

Zerebecki RA, Sotka EE, Hanley TC, Bell KL, Gehring C, Nice CC, Richards CL, Hughes AR (2021) Rapid genetic and adaptive phenotypic divergence across tidal elevation in a foundation plant species. American Naturalist 198,


Borsch T, Stevens AD, Häffner E, Güntsch A, Berendsohn WG, Appelhans MS, Barilaro C, Beszteri B, Blattner FR, Bossdorf O, Dalitz H, Dressler S, Duque-Thüs R, Esser HJ, Franzke A, Goetze D, Grein M, Grünert U, Hellwig F, Hentschel J, Hörandl E, Hanssen T, Jürgens N, Kadereit G, Karisch T, Koch MA, Müller F, Ober D, Porembski S, Poschlod P, Printzen C, Röser M, Sack P, Schlüter P, Schmidt M, Schnittler M, Scholler M, Schultz M, Seeber E, Simmel J, Stiller M, Thiv M, Thüs H, Tkach N, Triebel D, Warnke U, Weibulat T, Wesche K, Yurkov A, Zizka G (2020) A complete digitization of German herbaria is possible, sensible and should be started now. Research Ideas and Outcomes 6: e50675

Chen C, Zheng Z, Bao Y, Zhang H, Richards CL, Li J, Chen Y, Zhao Y, Shen Z, Fu C (2020) Comparisons of natural and cultivated populations of Corydalis yanhusuo indicate divergent patterns of genetic and epigenetic variation. Frontiers in Plant Science 11: 985

Fischer L, Neuenkamp L, Lampinen J, Tuomi M, Alday JG, Bucharova A, Cancellieri C, Casado-Arzuaga I, Ceplová N, Cerveró L, Deák B, Eriksson E, Fellowes MDE, Fernández de Manuel B, Filibeck G, González-Guzman A, Hinojosa MB, Kowarik I, Lumbierres B, Miguel A, Pardo R, Pons X, Rodríguez-García E, Schröder R, Gaia Sperandii M, Unterweger P, Valkó O, Vásquez V, Klaus VH (2020) Public attitudes towards biodiversity-friendly greenspace management in Europe. Conservation Letters 13: e12718

Garnica S, Rosenstein R, Schön ME (2020) Belowground fungal community diversity, composition and ecological functionality associated with winter wheat in conventional and organic agricultural systems. PeerJ 8: e9732

Kemler M, Denchev TT, Denchev CM, Begerow D, Piatek M, Lutz M (2020) Host preference and sorus location correlate with parasite phylogeny in the smut fungal genus Microbotryum (Basidiomycota, Microbotryales). Mycological Progress 19: 481-493

Liao ZY, Scheepens JF, Li QM, Wang WB, Feng YL, Zheng YL (2020) Founder effects, post-introduction evolution and phenotypic plasticity contribute to invasion success of a genetically impoverished invader. Oecologia 192: 105-118

Morente-López J, Scheepens JF, Lara-Romero C, Ruiz-Checa R, Tabarés P, Iriondo JM (2020)  Past selection shaped phenological differentiation among populations at contrasting elevations in a Mediterranean alpine plant. Environmental and Experimental Botany 170: 103894

Piepenbring M, Hartmann M, Hofmann TA, Lutz M (2020) Two new species in a new genus and a critical revision of Brachybasidiaceae (Exobasidiales, Basidiomycota) in honor of Franz Oberwinkler. Mycological Progress 19: 351-365

Sehrt M, Bossdorf O, Freitag M, Bucharova A (2020) Less is more! Rapid increase in plant species richness after reduced mowing of urban grasslands. Basic and Applied Ecology 42: 47-53

Smith AL, Hodkinson TR, Villelas J, Catford JA, Csergo AM, Blomberg SP, Crone EE, Ehrlen J, Garcia MB, Laine AL, Roach DA, Salguero-Gomez R, Wardle GM, Childs DZ, Elderd BD, Finn A, Munne-Bosch S, Baudraz MEA, Bodis J, Brearley FQ, Bucharova A, Caruso CM, Duncan RP, Dwyer JM, Gooden B, Groenteman R, Hamre LN, Helm A, Kelly R, Laanisto L, Lonati M, Moore JL, Morales M, Olsen SL, Pärtel M, Petry WK, Ramula S, Rasmussen PU, Ravetto Enri S, Roeder A, Roscher C, Saastamoinen M, Tack AJM, Töpper JP, Vose GE, Wandrag EM, Wingler A, Buckley YM (2020) Global gene flow releases invasive plants from environmental constraints on genetics diversity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 117: 4218-4227

Smith PA, Lutz M, Piatek M (2020) The distribution and host range of Thecaphora melandrii, with first records for Britain. Kew Bulletin 75: 39

Sun KK, Yu WS, Jiang JJ, Richards CL, Siemann E, Ma J, Li B, Ju RT (2020) Mismatches between the resources for adult herbivores and their offspring suggest invasive Spartina alterniflora is an ecological trap. Journal of Ecology 108: 719-732

Sun Y, Bossdorf O, Diaz Grados R, Liao ZY, Müller-Schärer H (2020) Rapid genomic and phenotypic change in response to climate warming in a widespread plant invader. Global Change Biology 26: 6511-6522


Bucharova A, Bossdorf O, Hölzel N, Kollmann J, Prasse R, Durka W (2019) Mix and match! Regional admixture provenancing strikes a balance among different seed-sourcing strategies for ecological restoration. Conservation Genetics 20: 7-17

Durka W, Bossdorf O, Bucharova A, Frenzel M, Hermann JM, Hölzel N, Kollmann J, Michalski SG (2019) Regionales Saatgut von Wiesenpflanzen: genetische Unterschiede, regionale Anpassung und Ökosystem-Effekte. Natur und Landschaft 94: 146-153

Exposito-Alonso M, 500 Genomes Field Experiment Team, Burbano HA, Bossdorf O, Nielsen R, Weigel D (2019) Natural selection on the Arabidopsis thaliana genome in present and future climates. Nature 573: 126-129

Gáspár B, Bossdorf O, Durka W (2019) Structure, stability and ecological significance of natural epigenetic variation: a large-scale survey in Plantago lanceolata. New Phytologist 221: 1585-1596

Haug I, Setaro S, Suarez JP (2019) Species composition of arbuscular mycorrhizal communities changes with elevation in the Andes of South Ecuador. PLoS ONE 14: e0221091

Kesselring H, Hamann E, Armbruster GFJ, Stöcklin J, Scheepens JF (2019)  Local adaptation is stronger between than within regions in alpine populations of Anthyllis vulneraria. Evolutionary Ecology 33: 737-750

Kirchhoff L, Kirschbaum A, Joshi J, Bossdorf O, Scheepens JF, Heinze J (2019) Plant-soil feedbacks play a minor role in explaining intraspecific phenotypic variance under natural conditions. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution 7: 422

Klonner G, Wessely J, Gattringer A, Moser D, Dullinger I, Hülber K, Rumpf S, Block S, Bossdorf O, Carboni M, Conti L, Dawson W, Haeuser E, Hermy M, Munkemuller T, Parepa M, Thuiller W, Van der Veken S, Verheyen K, van Kleunen M, Essl F, Dullinger S (2019) Effects of climate change and horticultural use on the spread of naturalized alien garden plants in Europe. Ecography, 42: 1548-1557

Lang PLM, Willems FM, Scheepens JF, Burbano HA, Bossdorf O (2019) Using herbaria to study global environmental change. New Phytologist 221: 110-122

Liao ZY, Scheepens JF, Li WT, Wang RF, Zheng YL, Feng YL (2019) Biomass reallocation and increased plasticity might contribute to successful invasion of Chromolaena odorata. Flora 256: 79-84

Nagel R, Durka W, Bossdorf O, Bucharova A (2019) Rapid evolution in native plants cultivated for ecological restoration: not a general pattern. Plant Biology 21: 551-558

Nasr S, Lutz M, Amoozegar MA, Eparvier V, Stien D, Fazeli SAS, Yurkov A (2019) Graphiola fimbriata: the first species of Graphiolaceae (Exobasidiales, Basidiomycota) described only based on its yeast stage. Mycological Progress 18: 359-368

Parepa M, Kahmen A, Werner RA, Fischer M, Bossdorf O (2019) Invasive knotweed has greater nitrogen-use efficiency than native plants: evidence from a 15N pulse-chasing experiment. Oecologia 191: 389-396

Rauschkolb R, Szczeparska L, Kehl A, Bossdorf O, Scheepens JF (2019)  Plant populations of three threatened species experience rapid evolution under ex-situ cultivation. Biodiversity and Conservation 28: 3951-3969

Riess K, Schön ME, Ziegler R, Lutz M, Shivas RG, Piątek M, Garnica S (2019) The origin and diversification of the entorrhizales: deep evolutionary roots but recent speciation with a phylogenetic and phenotypic split between associates of the Cyperaceae and Juncaceae. Organisms Diversity & Evolution 19: 13-30

Scholler M, Lutz M, Aime MC (2019) Repeated formation of correlated species in Tranzschelia (Pucciniales). Mycological Progress 18: 295-303

Shi W, Chen X, Gao L, Xu C, Ou X, Bossdorf O, Yang J, Geng Y (2019) Transient stability of epigenetic population differentiation in a clonal invader. Frontiers in Plant Science 9: 1851


Breed MF, Harrison PA, Bischoff A, Durruty P, Gellie NJC, Gonzales EK, Havens K, Karmann M, Kilkenny FF, Krauss SL, Lowe AJ, Marques P, Nevill PG, Vitt PL, Bucharova A (2018) Priority actions to improve provenance decision-making. BioScience 68: 510-516

Carboni M, Gueguen M, Barros C, Georges D, Boulangeat I, Douzet R, Dullinger S, Klonner G, van Kleunen M, Essl F, Bossdorf O, Haeuser E, Talluto MV, Moser D, Block S, Dullinger I, Münkemüller T, Thuiller W (2018) Simulating plant invasion dynamics in mountain ecosystems under global change scenarios. Global Change Biology 24: e289-e302

Conti L, Block S, Parepa M, Münkemüller T, Thuiller W, Acosta A, van Kleunen M, Dullinger S, Essl F, Dullinger I, Moser D, Klonner G, Bossdorf O, Carboni M (2018) Functional trait differences and trait plasticity mediate biotic resistance to potential plant invaders. Journal of Ecology 106: 1607-1620

Exposito-Alonso M, Burbano HA, Bossdorf O, Nielsen R, Weigel D (2018) A map of climate change-driven natural selection in Arabidopsis thaliana. bioRxiv,

Exposito-Alonso M, Gómez Rodríguez R, Barragán C, Capovilla G, Chae E, Devos J, Dogan ES, Friedemann C, Gross C, Lang P, Lundberg D, Middendorf V, Kageyama J, Karasov T, Kersten S, Petersen S, Rabbani L, Regalado J, Reinelt L, Rowan B, Seymour DK, Symeonidi E, Schwab R, Tran DTN, Venkataramani K, Van de Weyer AL, Vasseur F, Wang G, Wedegärtner R, Weiss F, Wu R, Xi W, Zaidem M, Zhu W, García-Arenal F, Burbano HA, Bossdorf O, Weigel D (2018) A rainfall-manipulation experiment with 517 Arabidopsis thaliana accessions. bioRxiv,

Haeuser E, Dawson W, Thuiller W, Dullinger S, Block S, Bossdorf O, Carboni M, Conti L, Dullinger I, Essl F, Klonner G, Moser D, Münkemüller T, Parepa M, Talluto MV, Kreft H, Pergl J, Pyšek P, Weigelt P, Winter M, Hermy M, Van der Veken S, Roquet C, van Kleunen M (2018) The European ornamental garden flora as an invasion debt under climate change. Journal of Applied Ecology 55: 2386-2395

Kruse J, Piątek M, Lutz M, Thines M (2018) Broad host range species in specialised pathogen groups should be treated with suspicion - a case study on Entyloma infecting Ranunculus. Persoonia 41: 175-201

Lenz S, Gruenert U, Geist J, Stiefel M, Lentz M, Raeder U (2018) Calcite production by the calcifying green alga Phacotus lenticularis. Journal of Limnology 77: 209-219

Scheepens JF, Deng Y, Bossdorf O (2018) Phenotypic plasticity in response to temperature fluctuations is genetically variable, and relates to climatic variability of origin, in Arabidopsis thaliana. AOB Plants 10: ply043

Scheepens JF, Rauschkolb R, Ziegler R, Schroth V, Bossdorf O (2018) Genotypic diversity and environmental variability affect the invasibility of experimental plant populations. Oikos 127: 570-578

Schön ME, Nieselt K, Garnica S (2018) Belowground fungal community diversity and composition associated with Norway spruce along an altitudinal gradient. PLoS ONE 13: e0208493

Sun Y, Zhou Z, Wang R, Müller-Schärer H (2018) Biological control opportunities of ragweed are predicted to decrease with climate change in East Asia. Biodiversity Science 25: 1285-1294

van Kleunen M, Bossdorf O, Dawson W (2018) The ecology and evolution of alien plants. Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution & Systematics 49: 25-47

van Kleunen M, Essl F, Pergl J, Brundu G, Carboni M, Dullinger S, Early R, Gonzalez-Moreno P, Groom QJ, Hulme PE, Kueffer C, Kühn I, Máguas C, Maurel N, Novoa A, Parepa M, Pyšek P, Seebens H,Tanner R, Touza J, Verbrugge L, Weber E, Dawson W, Kreft H, Weigelt P, Winter M, Klonner G, Talluto MV and Dehnen-Schmutz K (2018) The changing role of ornamental horticulture in alien plant invasions. Biological Reviews 93: 1421-1437

Zhang YY, Latzel V, Fischer M, Bossdorf O (2018) Understanding the evolutionary potential of epigenetic variation: a comparison of heritable phenotypic variation in epiRILs, RILs and natural ecotypes of Arabidopsis thaliana. Heredity 121: 257-265

Ziegler R, Lutz M, Piatek J, Piatek M (2018) Dismantling a complex of anther smuts (Microbotryum) on carnivorous plants in the genus Pinguicula. Mycologia 110: 361-374


Beenken L, Lutz M, Scholler M (2017) DNA barcoding and phylogenetic analyses of the genus Coleosporium (Pucciniales) reveal that the North American goldenrod rust C. solidaginis is a neomycete on introduced and native Solidago species in Europe. Mycological Progress, 16: 1073-1085

Bucharová A, Durka W, Hölzel N, Kollmann J, Michalski S, Bossdorf O (2017) Are local plants the best for ecosystem restoration? It depends on how you analyse the data. Ecology & Evolution, 7: 10683-10689

Bucharová A, Michalski SG, Hermann JM, Heveling K, Durka W, Hölzel N, Kollmann J, Bossdorf O (2017) Genetic differentiation and regional adaptation among seed origins used for grassland restoration: lessons from a multi-species transplant experiment. Journal of Applied Ecology 54: 127-136

Dai YC, Zhou LW, Hattori T, Cao Y, Stalpers JA, Ryvarden L, Buchanan P, Oberwinkler F, Hallenberg N, Liu PG, Wu SH (2017) Ganoderma lingzhi (Polyporales, Basidiomycota): the scientific binomial for the widely cultivated medicinal fungus Lingzhi. Mycological Progress 16, 1051-1055

Dullinger I, Wessely J, Bossdorf O, Dawson W, Essl F, Gattringer A, Klonner G, Kreft H, Kuttner M, Moser D, Pergl J, Pysek P, Thuiller W, van Kleunen M, Weigelt P, Winter M, Dullinger S (2017) Climate change will increase naturalization risk from garden plants in Europe. Global Ecology and Biogeography 26: 43-53

Durka W, Michalski SG, Berendzen KW, Bossdorf O, Bucharová A, Hermann JM, Hölzel N, Kollmann J (2017) Genetic differentiation within multiple common grassland plants supports seed transfer zones for ecological restoration. Journal of Applied Ecology 54: 116-126

Hamann E, Scheepens JF, Kesselring H, Armbruster GFJ, Stöcklin J (2017) High intraspecific phenotypic variation, but little evidence for local adaptation in Geum reptans populations in the Central Swiss Alps. Alpine Botany, 127: 121-132

Kirschner R, Oberwinkler F, Hofmann TA (2017) A new species of Globulisebacina from Taiwan and new record of Chaetospermum camelliae with Efibulobasidium teleomorph (Sebacinales) from Panama. Nova Hedwigia 105, 329-340

Klonner G, Dullinger I, Wessely J, Bossdorf O, Carboni M, Dawson W, Essl F, Gattringer A, Haeuser E, van Kleunen M, Kreft H, Moser D, Pergl J, Pysek P, Thuiller W, Weigelt P, Winter M, Dullinger S (2017) Will climate change increase hybridization risk between potential plant invaders and their congeners in Europe? Diversity & Distributions 23: 934-943

Macel M, Dostalek T, Esch S, Bucharova A, van Dam NM, Tielboerger K, Verhoeven KJF, Muenzbergova Z (2017) Evolutionary responses to climate change in a range expanding plant. Oecologia 184: 543-554

Mody K, Collatz J, Bucharova A & Dorn S (2017) Crop cultivar affects performance of herbivore enemies and may trigger enhanced pest control by coaction of different parasitoid species. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 245: 74–82.

Oberwinkler F (2017) Yeasts in Pucciniomycotina. Mycological Progress 16, 831-856

Oberwinkler F, Cruz D, Suárez JP (2017) Biogeography and Ecology of Tulasnellaceae. In: Tedersoo L. Biogeography of Mycorrhizal Symbiosis. Ecological Studies (Analysis and Synthesis). Springer, Cham

Piatek M, Lutz M, Sousa FMP, Santos ARO, Félix CR, Landell MF, Gomes FCO, Rosa CA (2017) Pattersoniomyces tillandsiae gen. et comb. nov.: linking sexual and asexual morphs of the only known smut fungus associated with Bromeliaceae. Organisms Diversity & Evolution 17: 531-543

Richards CL, Alonso C, Becker C, Bossdorf O, Bucher E, Colomé-Tatché M, Durka W, Engelhardt J, Gaspar B, Gogol-Döring A, Grosse I, van Gurp T, Heer K, Kronholm I, Lampei C, Latzel V, Mirouze M, Opgenoorth L, Paun O, Prohaska S, Rensing SA, Stadler P, Trucchi E, Ullrich K, Verhoeven KJF (2017) Ecological plant epigenetics: evidence from model and non-model species, and the way forward. Ecology Letters, 20: 1567-1590

Rooney-Latham S, Lutz M, Blomquist CL, Romberg MK, Scheck HJ, Piatek M (2017) Entyloma helianthi: identification and characterization of the causal agent of sunflower white leaf smut. Mycologia 109: 520-528

Smith PA, Lutz M, Ziegler R, Piatek M (2017) Anther smuts of Silene acaulis and S. uniflora in the Outer Hebrides, including an assessment of ITS genotypes of Microbotryum silenes-acaulis. IMA Fungus 8: 107-116

Völler E, Bossdorf O, Prati D, Auge H (2017) Evolutionary responses to land use in eight common grassland species. Journal of Ecology 105: 1290-1297

Zhang YY, Parepa M, Fischer M, Bossdorf O (2017) Epigenetics of colonizing species? A study on Japanese knotweed in Central Europe. In: Barrett SCH, Colautti RI, Dlugosch KM, Rieseberg LH (eds.) Invasion Genetics: The Baker and Stebbins Legacy, pp. 328-340. Wiley, Chichester


Aghayeva DN, Lutz M, Piatek M (2016) Transmission electron microscopy of Tuberculina species (Helicobasidiales) reveals an unique mode of conidiogenesis within Basidiomycota. Fungal Biology 120: 1010-1016

Boch S, Allan E, Birkhofer K, Bossdorf O, Blüthgen N, Christ-Breulmann S, Diekötter T, Dormann CF, Gossner MM, Hallmann C, Hemp A, Hölzel N, Jung K, Klaus VH, Klein AM, Kleinebecker T, Lange M, Müller J, Nacke H, Prati D, Renner SC, Rothenwöhrer C, Schall P, Schulze ED, Socher SA, Tscharntke T, Türke M, Weiner CN, Weisser WW, Westphal C, Wolters V, Wubet T, Fischer M (2016) Extensive und jährlich wechselnde Nutzungsintensität fördert den Artenreichtum im Grünland. ANLiegen Natur 38: 86-95

Bucharová A (2016) Assisted migration within species range ignores biotic interactions and lacks evidence. Restoration Ecology,

Bucharová A, Durka W, Hermann JM, Hölzel N, Michalski S, Kollmann J, Bossdorf O (2016) Plants adapted to warmer climate do not outperform regional plants during a natural heat wave. Ecology & Evolution 12: 4160-4165

Bucharová A, Frenzel M, Mody K, Parepa M, Durka W, Bossdorf O (2016) Plant ecotype affects interacting organisms across multiple trophic levels. Basic and Applied Ecology 17: 688-695

Garnica S, Riess K, Schön ME, Oberwinkler F, Setaro SD (2016) Divergence times and phylogenetic patterns of Sebacinales, a highly diverse and widespread fungal lineage. PLoS ONE 11: e0149531

Garnica S, Schön ME, Abarenkov K, Riess K, Liimatainen K, Niskanen T, Balint D, Soop K, Froeslev T, Jeppesen T, Peintner U, Brandrud TE, Saar G, Oertel B, Ammirati J (2016) Determining threshold values for barcoding fungi: lessons from Cortinarius (Basidiomycota), a highly diverse and widespread ectomycorrhizal genus. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 92: fiw045

Geiger MF, Astrin J, Borsch T, Burkhardt U, Grobe P, Hand R, Hausmann A, Hohberg K, Krogmann L, Lutz M, Monje C, Misof B, Morinière J, Müller K, Pietsch S, Quandt D, Rulik B, Scholler M, Traunspurger W, Haszprunar G, Wägele W (2016) How to tackle the molecular species inventory for an industrialized nation ­- lessons from the first phase of the German Barcode of Life initiative GBOL (2012-2015). Genome 59: 661-670

Hamann H, Kesselring H, Armbruster GFJ, Scheepens JF, Stöcklin J (2016) Evidence of local adaptation to fine- and coarse-grained environmental variability in Poa alpina in the Swiss Alps. Journal of Ecology 104: 1627-1637

Kalske A, Leimu R, Scheepens JF, Mutikainen P (2016) Spatiotemporal variation in local adaptation of a specialist insect herbivore to its long-lived host plant. Evolution 70:2110-2122

Lutz M, Piątek M (2016) Phylogenetic placement, DNA barcoding, morphology and evidence for the spreading of Entyloma cosmi, a species attacking Cosmos bipinnatus in temperate climate gardens. European Journal of Plant Pathology 145: 857-869

McTaggart AR, Shivas RG, Boekhout T, Oberwinkler F, Vánky K, Pennycook SR, Begerow D (2016) Mycosarcoma (Ustilaginaceae), a resurrected generic name for corn smut (Ustilago maydis) and its close relatives with hypertrophied, tubular sori. IMA fungus 7, 309-315

Parepa M, Bossdorf O (2016) Testing for allelopathy in invasive plants: it all depends on the substrate! Biological Invasions 18: 2975-2982

Piątek M, Riess K, Karasiński D, Yorou NS, Lutz M (2016) Integrative analysis of the West African Ceraceosorus africanus sp. nov. provides insights into the diversity, biogeography, and evolution of the enigmatic Ceraceosorales (Fungi: Ustilaginomycotina). Organisms, Diversity and Evolution 16: 743-760

Riess K, Schön M, Lutz M, Butin H, Oberwinkler F, Garnica S (2016) On the evolutionary history of Uleiella chilensis, a smut fungus parasite of Araucaria araucana in South America: Uleiellales ord. nov. in Ustilaginomycetes. PLoS ONE 11: e0147107

Sedlacek J, Cortés AJ, Wheeler J, Bossdorf O, Hoch G, Klápště J, Lexer C, Rixen C, Wipf S, Karrenberg S, van Kleunen M (2016) Evolutionary potential in the Alpine: trait heritabilities and performance variation of the dwarf willow Salix herbacea from different elevations and microhabitats. Ecology & Evolution 6: 3940-3952

Wang Z, Bossdorf O, Prati D, Fischer M & van Kleunen M (2016). Transgenerational effects of land use on offspring of the grassland plant Trifolium repens. Oecologia 180: 409-420

Wheeler JA, Cortés AJ, Sedlacek J, Karrenberg S, van Kleunen M, Wipf S, Hoch G, Bossdorf O, Rixen C (2016) The snow and the willows: Earlier spring snowmelt reduces performance in the low-lying alpine shrub Salix herbacea. Journal of Ecology 104: 1041-1050


Kruse J, Thiel H, Choi Y-J, Hanelt D, Jage H, Klenke F, Lutz M, Richter H, Richter U, Kummer V (2015) Noteworthy records of phytopathogenic micromycetes (5). Zeitschrift für Mykologie 82: 145-191

Bauer R, Garnica S, Oberwinkler F, Riess K, Weiß M, Begerow D (2015) Entorrhizomycota: a new fungal phylum reveals new perspectives on the evolution on Fungi. PLoS ONE 10: e0128183

Colautti RI, Lau J (2015) Contemporary evolution during invasion: evidence for differentiation, natural selection, and local adaptation. Molecular Ecology 24: 1999-2017

Manning P, Gossner MM, Bossdorf O, Allan E, Prati D, Blüthgen N, Boch S, Böhm S, Börschig C, Hölzel N, Jung K, Klaus VH, Klein AM, Kleinebecker T, Krauss J, Lange M, Müller J, Pašalić E, Socher SA, Tschapka M, Türke M, Weiner C, Werner M, Gockel S, Hemp A, Renner SC, Wells K, Buscot F, Kalko EKV, Linsenmair KE, Weisser WW, Fischer M (2015) Grassland management intensification weakens the associations among the diversities of multiple plant and animal taxa. Ecology 96: 1492-1501

Piątek M, Lutz M, Jacobs A, Villablanca F, Wood AR (2015) Epitypification of Tilletia ehrhartae, a smut fungus with potential for nature conservation, biosecurity and biocontrol. European Journal of Plant Pathology 143:151–158

Piątek M, Lutz M, Nobis M, Nowak A (2015) Phylogeny and morphology of Anthracoidea pamiroalaica sp. nov. infecting the endemic sedge Carex koshewnikowii in the Pamir Alai Mts (Tajikistan). Mycological Progress 14: 120

Piątek M, Lutz M, Yorou NS (2015) A molecular phylogenetic framework for Anthracocystis (Ustilaginales), including five new combinations (inter alia for the asexual Pseudozyma flocculosa), and description of Anthracocystis grodzinskae sp. nov. Mycological Progress 14: 88

Preite V, Stöcklin J, Armbruster GFJ, Scheepens JF (2015) Adaptation of flowering phenology and fitness-related traits across environmental gradients in the widespread Campanula rotundifolia. Evolutionary Ecology 29: 249-267

Riess K, Bauer R, Kellner R, Kemler M, Piątek M, Vánky K, Begerow D (2015) Identification of a new order of root-colonising fungi in the Entorrhizomycota: Talbotiomycetales ord. nov. on eudicotyledons. IMA Fungus 6: 129-133.

Scheepens JF, Frei ES, Stöcklin J (2015) Relationship between phenotypic differentiation and glacial history in a widespread Alpine grassland herb. Alpine Botany 125: 11-20

Sedlacek J, Wheeler JA, Cortes AJ, Bossdorf O, Hoch G, Lexer C, Wipf S, Karrenberg S, van Kleunen M, Rixen C (2015) The response of the alpine dwarf shrub Salix herbacea to altered snowmelt timing: lessons from a multi-site transplant experiment. PLoS ONE, 10: e0122395

Sharma R, Gassel S, Steiger S, Xia X, Bauer R, Sandmann G, Thines M (2015) The genome of the basal agaricomycete Xanthophyllomyces dendrorhous provides insights into the organization of its acetyl-CoA derived pathways and the evolution of Agaricomycotina. BMC Genomics 16: 233

Sharma R, Xia X, Riess K, Bauer R, Thines M (2015) Comparative genomics including the early-diverging smut fungus Ceraceosorus bombacis reveals signatures of parallel evolution within plant and animal pathogens of fungi and oomycetes. Genome Biology and Evolution 7: 2781-2798


Allan E, Bossdorf O, Dormann CF, Prati D, Gossner M, Blüthgen N, Barto K, Bellach M, Birkhofer K, Boch S, Böhm S, Börschig C, Chatzinotas A, Christ S, Daniel R, Diekoetter T, Fischer C, Friedl T, Glaser K, Hallman C, Hodaĉ L, Hölzel N, Jung K, Klein AM, Klaus V, Kleinebecker T, Krauss J, Lange M, Müller J, Nacke H, Pašalić E, Rillig M, Rothenwöhrer C, Schall P, Scherber C, Schulze W, Socher S, Steckel J, Steffan-Dewenter I, Türke M, Tscharntke T, Weiner C, Werner M, Westphal C, Wolters V, Wubet T, Gockel S, Gorke M, Hemp A, Renner SC, Schöning I, Pfeiffer S, König-Ries B, Buscot F, Linsenmair KE, Schulze ED, Weisser WW, Fischer M (2014) Interannual variation in land-use intensity enhances grassland multidiversity. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 111: 308-313

Begerow D, Schäfer AM, Kellner R, Yurkov A, Kemler M, Oberwinkler F, Bauer R (2014) Ustilaginomycotina. In: McLaughlin DJ, Spatafora JW (eds.) The Mycota, systematics and evolution, vol. 7A, pp. 299-330. Springer, Berlin

Colautti RI, Franks SJ, Hufbauer RA, Kotanen PM, Torchin M, Byers JE, Pysek P, Bossdorf O (2014) The Global Garlic Mustard Field Survey: challenges and opportunities of a unique, large-scale collaboration for invasion biology. Neobiota 21: 29-47

Cortes AJ, Waeber S, Lexer C, Sedlacek J, Wheeler JA, van Kleunen M, Bossdorf O, Hoch G, Rixen C, Wipf S, Karrenberg S (2014) Small-scale patterns in snowmelt timing affect genetic diversity and gene flow in the alpine dwarf shrub Salix herbacea. Heredity 113: 233-239

Haug I, Kottke I, Suarez JP (2014) Ectomycorrhizas of three species of Nyctaginaceae in the tropical mountain rain forest of South Ecuador. In: Bâ AM, McGuire KL, Diédhiou AG (eds) Ectomycorrhizal Symbioses in Tropical and Neotropical Forests, pp. 19-28. CRC Press, Boca Raton

Hibbett DS, Bauer R, Binder M, Giachini AJ, Hosaka K, Justo K, Larsson E, Larsson KH, Lawrey JD, Miettinen O, Nagy L, Nilsson RH, Weiß M, Thorn RG (2014) Agaricomycetes. In: McLaughlin DJ, Spatafora JW (eds) The Mycota, systematics and evolution, vol. 7A, pp. 373-430. Springer, Berlin

Kummer V, Lutz M, Richter U, Ristow M, Zimmermann H (2014) Thecaphora oxytropis – erste Nachweise in Europa. Boletus 35: 5-15.

Kruse J, Lutz M (2014) Microbotryum anomalum, Microbotryum duriaeanum & Urocystis phlei-alpini. In Kruse J, Kummer V, Thiel H (eds.) Noteworthy records of &phytopathogenic micromycetes (2): Further Smut Fungi (Ustilaginomycotina). Zeitschrift für Mykologie 80: 238-239, 243-245.

Kühdorf K, Münzenberger B, Begerow D, Karasch-Wittmann C, Gómez-Laurito J, Hüttl RF (2014): Sebacina sp. is a mycorrhizal partner of Comarostaphylis arbutoides (Ericaceae), Mycological Progress 13:733-744

Latzel V, Janecek S, Dolezal J, Klimesova J, Bossdorf O (2014) Adaptive transgenerational plasticity in the perennial Plantago lanceolata. Oikos 123: 41-46

Nasr S, Soudi MR, Fazeli SAS, Nguyen HDT, Lutz M, Piatek, M (2014) Expanding evolutionary diversity in the Ustilaginomycotina: Fereydouniaceae fam. nov. and Fereydounia gen. nov., the first urocystidalean yeast lineage. Mycological Progress 13: 1217-1226

Oberwinkler F (2014) Dacrymycetes. In: McLaughlin DJ, Spatafora JW (eds.) The Mycota, systematics and evolution, vol. 7A, pp. 357-372. Springer, Berlin

Oberwinkler F, Riess K, Bauer R, Garnica S (2014) Morphology and molecules: the Sebacinales, a case study. Mycological Progress 13: 445-470

Parepa M, Fischer M, Krebs C, Bossdorf O(2014) Hybridisation increases invasive knotweed success. Evolutionary Applications 7: 413-420

Riess K, Oberwinkler F, Bauer R, Garnica S (2014) Communities of endophytic Sebacinales associated with roots of herbaceous plants in agricultural and grassland ecosystems are dominated by Serendipita herbamans sp. nov. PLoS ONE 9: e94676

Rodriguez D, Velásquez JC, Sánchez COM Rincón R, Oberwinkler F, Bauer R (2014) The interaction apparatus of Asteridiella callista (Meliolaceae, Ascomycota). Mycologia, 106: 216-223

Sedlacek J, Bossdorf O, Cortés A, Wheeler JA, van Kleunen M (2014) What role do plant-soil interactions play in the habitat adaptation and potential range expansion of the alpine dwarf shrub Salix herbacea? Basic and Applied Ecology 15: 305-315

Smith PA, Lutz M (2014) Ustilentyloma fluitans – a new British smut. Field Mycology 15: 8

Van Kleunen M, Dawson W, Bossdorf O, Fischer M (2014) The more the merrier: multi-species experiments in ecology. Basic and Applied Ecology 15: 1-9

Vasighzadeh A, Zafari D, Selçuk F, Hüseyin E, Kurşat M, Lutz M, Piątek M (201X) Discovery of Thecaphora schwarzmaniana on Rheum ribes in Iran and Turkey: implications for the diversity and phylogeny of leaf smuts on rhubarbs. Mycological Progress 13: 881-892

Weiß M, Bauer R, Sampaio JP, Oberwinkler F (2014) Tremellomycetes and related groups. In: McLaughlin DJ, Spatafora JW (eds.) The Mycota, systematics and evolution, vol. 7A, pp. 331-356. Springer, Berlin

Wood AR, Lutz M, Bauer R, Oberwinkler F (2014) Reinstatement of Stomatisora and description of a new species. Mycological Progress 13: 1097-1104


Bossdorf O (2013) Enemy release and evolution of increased competitive ability: At last, a smoking gun! New Phytologist 198: 638-640

Dalmas FR, Astarita L, DeFilippis L, Magel E, Fiedler HP, Bauer R, Hampp R (2013) Growth inhibition of an Araucaria angustifolia (Coniferopsida) fungal seed pathogen, Neofusicoccum parvum, by soil streptomycetes. BMC Microbiology 13: 168

Garnica S, Riess K, Bauer R, Oberwinkler F, Weiss M (2013) Phylogenetic diversity and structure of sebacinoid fungi associated with plant communities along an altitudinal gradient. FEMS Microbiology Ecology 83: 265-278

Haug I, Setaro S, Suarez JP (2013) Reforestation sites show similar and nested AMF communities to an adjacent pristine forest in a tropical mountain area of South Ecuador. PLoS ONE 8: e63524

Kottke I, Setaro S, Haug I, Herrera P, Cruz D, Fries A, Gawlik J, Homeier J, Werner F, Gerique A Suárez JP (2013) Mycorrhiza networks promote biodiversity and stabilize the tropical mountain rain forest ecosystem – Perspectives for understanding complex communities. In: Bendix J, Beck E, Bräuning A, Makeschin F, Mosandl R, Scheu S, Wilcke W (eds) Ecosystem services, biodiversity and environmental change in a tropical mountain ecosystem of South Ecuador. Ecological Studies 221, pp. 187-203. Springer, Berlin.

Latzel V, Allan E, Bortolini Silveira A, Colot V, Fischer M, Bossdorf O (2013) Epigenetic diversity increases population productivity and stability. Nature Communications 4: 2875

Oberwinkler F, Riess K, Bauer R, Kirschner R, Garnica S (2013) Taxonomic reevaluation of the Ceratobasidium-Rhizoctonia complex and Rhizoctonia butinii, a new species attacking spruce. Mycological Progress 12: 763-776

Oberwinkler F, Riess K, Bauer R, Selosse MA, Weiss M, Garnica S, Zuccaro A (2013) Enigmatic Sebacinales. Mycological Progress 12: 1-27

Parepa M, Fischer M, Bossdorf O (2013) Environmental variability promotes plant invasion. Nature Communications 4: 1604

Parepa M, Schaffner U, Bossdorf O (2013) Help from under ground: soil biota facilitate knotweed invasion. Ecosphere 4: art31

Parker JD, Torchin ME, Hufbauer RA, Lemoine NP, Alba C, Blumenthal DM, Bossdorf O, Byers JE, Dunn AM, Heckman RW, Hejda M, Jarošík V, Kanarek AR, Martin LB, Perkins SE, Pyšek P, Schierenbeck K, Schlöder C, van Klinken R, Vaughn KJ, Williams W, Wolfe LM (2013) Do invasive species perform better in their new ranges? Ecology 94: 985-994

Piątek M, Lutz M, Kemler M (2013) Microbotryum silenes-saxifragae sp. nov. sporulating in the anthers of Silene saxifraga in southern European mountains. IMA Fungus 4: 29-40

Piątek M, Lutz M, Chater AO (2013) Cryptic diversity in the Antherospora vaillantii complex on Muscari species. IMA Fungus 4: 5-19

Riess K, Oberwinkler F, Bauer R, Garnica S (2013) High genetic diversity at the regional scale and possible speciation in Sebacina epigaea and S. incrustans. BMC Evolutionary Biology 13: 102

Rillig M, Cammenzind T, Gawlik J, Haug I, Krashevska V, Maraun M, Sandmann D, Scheu S (2013) Diversity in soil fungi, protists and microarthropods. In: Bendix J, Beck E, Bräuning A, Makeschin F, Mosandl R, Scheu S, Wilcke W (eds) Ecosystem services, biodiversity and environmental change in a tropical mountain ecosystem of South Ecuador. Ecological Studies 221, pp. 81-92. Springer, Berlin

Saychenko KG, Lutz M, Piatek M, Heluta VP, Nevo E (2013) Anthracoidea caricis-meadii is a new North American smut fungus on Carex sect. Paniceae. Mycologia 105: 181-193

Shivas RG, Lutz M, McTaggart AR, Vánky K (2013) Emended description of Anomalomyces (Ustilaginales), including Anomalomyces yakirrae sp. nov. on Yakirra pauciflora (Poaceae) from Australia. Mycobiota 1: 17-24

Shirouzu T, Hirose D, Oberwinkler F, Shimomura N, Maekawa N, Tokumasu S (2013) Combined molecular and morphological data for improving phylogenetic hypotheses in Dacrymycetes. Mycologia 105: 1110-1125

Smith PA, Lutz M (2013) The rare smut fungus Urocystis fischeri (Urocystidales, Ustilaginomycotina) from the Outer Hebrides, Scotland, with notes on its systematic position. The Glasgow Naturalist 26

Vánky K, Shivas RG, Barrett MD, Lutz M (2013) Eriocortex eriocauli, gen. et sp. nov. (Ustilaginomycetes) from Australia. Mycobiota 1: 9-16

Völler E, Auge H, Bossdorf O, Prati D (2013) Land use causes genetic differentiation of life-history traits in Bromus hordeaceus. Global Change Biology 19: 892-899

Zhang YY, Fischer M, Colot V, Bossdorf O (2013) Epigenetic variation creates potential for evolution of plant phenotypic plasticity. New Phytologist 197: 314-322