About the Authors

Robert Bauer

† Deceased.

Affiliation University of Tübingen, Plant Evolutionary Ecology, Institute of Evolution and Ecology, Auf der Morgenstelle 1, 72076, Tübingen, Germany

Sigisfredo Garnica

Affiliation University of Tübingen, Plant Evolutionary Ecology, Institute of Evolution and Ecology, Auf der Morgenstelle 1, 72076, Tübingen, Germany

Franz Oberwinkler

Affiliation University of Tübingen, Plant Evolutionary Ecology, Institute of Evolution and Ecology, Auf der Morgenstelle 1, 72076, Tübingen, Germany

Kai Riess

kai.riess@uni-tuebingen.de (KR); dominik.begerow@rub.de (DB)

Affiliation University of Tübingen, Plant Evolutionary Ecology, Institute of Evolution and Ecology, Auf der Morgenstelle 1, 72076, Tübingen, Germany

Michael Weiß

Affiliations University of Tübingen, Department of Biology, Auf der Morgenstelle 1, 72076, Tübingen, Germany, Institute of Organismal Mycology and Microbiology, Vor dem Kreuzberg 17, 72076, Tübingen, Germany

Dominik Begerow

kai.riess@uni-tuebingen.de (KR); dominik.begerow@rub.de (DB)

Affiliation University of Bochum, AG Geobotanik, Universitätsstraße 150, 44780, Bochum, Germany

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RB DB SG. Performed the experiments: RB SG KR. Analyzed the data: RB DB SG FO KR MW. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RB SG FO. Wrote the paper: RB SG KR MW.