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Thursday, 25 August 2011

Fungi Helped Destroy Forests During Mass Extinction 250 Million Years Ago


Fungi Helped Destroy Forests During Mass Extinction 250 Million Years Ago


Mystery Fossils Link Fungi to Ancient Mass Extinction
by Ars Technica, Wired, August 18, 2011, 
http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2011/08/permian-triassic-fungus/

Fungi Helped Destroy Forests During Mass Extinction 
250 Million Years Ago, RedOrbit, August 8, 2011
http://www.redorbit.com/news/science/2092060/fungi_helped_destroy_forests_during_mass_extinction_250_million_years

The papers are:

Visscher, H., M. A. Sephton, and C. V. Looy, 2011, 
Fungi Helped Destroy Forests During Mass Extinction 
250 Million Years Ago. Geology. vol. 39; no. 9, 
pp. 883-886. 
http://geology.geoscienceworld.org/cgi/content/abstract/39/9/883

Huang, C., J. Tong, L. Hinnov and Z. Q. Chen, 2011,
Did the great dying of life take 700 k.y.? Evidence 
from global astronomical correlation of the 
Permian-Triassic boundary interval. Geology, vol. 39,
no. 8, p. 779-782.
http://geology.geoscienceworld.org/cgi/content/abstract/39/8/779

Yours,

Paul H.

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