Habitat Ecology of Ophiocordyceps sinensis in Western Nepal

As a valuable entomophagus fungus species, caterpillar fungus (Ophiocordyceps sinensis) is endemic to the alpine meadows of the Tibetan Plateau and adjoining Himalayas. However, little is known about its ecological niche and habitat. We investigated its associated plant species and habitat across di...

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Main Authors: Shalik R. Sigdel, Maan B. Rokaya, Zuzana Münzbergová, Eryuan Liang
Format: Article
Published: International Mountain Society 2017-05-01
Series:Mountain Research and Development
Online Access:http://www.bioone.org/doi/full/10.1659/MRD-JOURNAL-D-16-00075.1