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Population Biology of Modular Organisms

Fungal life histories are not easily parsed into traditional life tables. We are interested in understanding how the births, deaths, and growth rates of a fungus and its parts influence the evolutionary trajectories of individuals.

Seminara A., J. Fritz, M.P. Brenner, A. Pringle. 2018. A universal growth limit for circular lichens. Journal of the Royal Society Interface 15:20180063.

Pringle A. 2017. Establishing new worlds: The lichens of Petersham. In Arts of Living on a Damaged Planet, eds. A. Tsing, H.A. Swanson, E. Gan, N. Bubandt. University of Minnesota Press.

Alim K., G. Amselem, F. Peaudecerf, M. Brenner, A. Pringle. 2013. Random network peristalsis in Physarum polycephalum organizes fluid flows across an individual. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) 110:13306-13311.

Gilchrist M.A., D.L. Sulsky, A. Pringle. 2006. Identifying fitness and optimal life history strategies in an asexual filamentous fungus. Evolution 60:970-979.

Pringle A., J.W. Taylor. 2002. Understanding the fitness of filamentous fungi. Trends in Microbiology 10:474-481. [download].

A population of Coccomyces
growing on a leaf.
Individuals are delineated by
black lines, signalling
antagonistic interactions.