Mycorrhizal Fungi: The Amazing Underground Secret to a Better Garden

Nurture the ancient, symbiotic relationship between mycorrhizal fungi and plants’ roots for increased garden harvests and healthier soil.



Fungal Network and Hyphae Illustration
A white fungal network called hyphae, not plant roots, is the principal structure for the uptake of many important nutrients in the plant kingdom.
Illustration by Michael Rothman
Illustration of Hyphae Penetrating Root Tip
The hyphae of mycorrhizal fungi are only a single cell wide, and they penetrate a root’s cell wall to facilitate nutrient exchanges between the fungi and the root tip. This illustration is magnified about 200 times.
Illustration by Michael Rothman
Leeks Inoculated with Mycorrhizal Fungi
Leeks inoculated with mycorrhizal fungi (right) grow much better than those planted without an inoculant (left).
Photo by Paul Pierlott











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