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kringsbuch1Taylor, T.N., Taylor, E.L., Krings M. (2009): Paleobotany. The Biology and Evolution of Fossil Plants. Burlington MA, London, San Diego CA, New York NY, Elsevier/Academic Press Inc., xxi + 1230 pp.

 

 

kringsbuch2Taylor, T.N., Krings, M. & Taylor, E.L. (2014): Fossil Fungi. 1st Edition. London, San Diego CA, Waltham MA, Oxford, Elsevier/Academic Press Inc., 398 p.

 

 

Journal and book articles

In press

Harper, C.J., Taylor, T.N., Krings, M., Taylor, E.L.: Fungi associated with Glossopteris (Glossopteridales) leaves from the Permian of Antarctica: A preliminary report. – Zitteliana A.

Heinrichs, J., Scheben, A., Lee, G.E., Vá┼ła, J., Schäfer-Verwimp, A., Krings, M., Schmidt, A.R.: Molecular and morphological evidence challenges the records of the extant liverwort Ptilidium pulcherrimum in Eocene Baltic amber. – PLOS ONE.

Krings, M., Taylor, T.N., Kerp, H., Walker, C.: Deciphering interfungal relationships in the 410-million-yr-old Rhynie chert: Sporocarp formation in glomeromycotan spores. – Geobios.

2015

Aggarwal, N., Krings, M., Jha, N., Taylor, T.N. (2015): Unusual spheroidal inclusions in Late Permian gymnosperm pollen grains from southern India revisited: evidence of a fungal nature. – Grana 54, 174–183.

Bauer, K., Kustatscher, E., Dütsch, G., Schmeißner, S., Krings, M., van Konijnenburg-van Cittert, J.H.A. (2015): Lepacyclotes kirchneri n. sp. (Isoetales, Isoetaceae) aus dem unteren Jura von Oberfranken, Deutschland. – Berichte der Naturwissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft Bayreuth 27, 429–443.

Harper, C.J., Taylor, T.N., Krings, M. & Taylor, E.L. (2015): Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in a voltzialean conifer from the Triassic of Antarctica. – Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 215, 76–84.

Kaasalainen, U., Heinrichs, J., Krings, M., Myllys, L., Grabenhorst, H., Rikkinen, J., Schmidt, A.R. (2015): Alectorioid morphologies in Paleogene lichens: new evidence and re-evaluation of the fossil Alectoria succini Mägdefrau. – PLOS ONE 10(6), e0129526.

Krings, M., Taylor, T.N. (2015): A fungal reproductive unit from the Lower Devonian Rhynie chert (Aberdeenshire, Scotland) that demonstrates an unusual hyphal investment pattern. – Scottish Journal of Geology 51, 131–139.

Kustatscher, E., Donà, H., Krings, M. (2015): Sporophyll organization in the Triassic isoetalean lycopsid Lepacyclotes (formerly Annalepis) zeilleri from Germany. – Paläontologische Zeitschrift 89, 303–311.

Sun, C., Taylor, T.N., Na, Y., Li, T., Krings, M. (2015): Unusual preservation of a microthyriaceous fungus (Ascomycota) on Sphenobaiera (ginkgophyte foliage) from the Middle Jurassic of China. – Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 223, 21–30.

Taylor, T.N., Krings, M. (2015): A colony-forming microorganism with probable affinities to the Chroococcales (Cyanobacteria) from the Lower Devonian Rhynie chert. – Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 219, 147–156.

Taylor, T.N., Krings, M., Taylor, E.L. (2015): Fungal diversity in the fossil record. – In: D.J. McLaughlin, J.W. Spatafora (Eds), The Mycota, vol. VII part B, 2nd ed. Systematics and Evolution, pp. 259–278. Berlin, Heidelberg, Springer Verlag.

2014

Bauer, K., Kustatscher, E., Butzmann, R., Fischer, T.C., van Konijnenburg-van Cittert, J.H.A., Krings, M. (2014): Ginkgophytes from the upper Permian of the Bletterbach gorge (northern Italy). – Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia e Stratigrafia 120, 271–279.

Heinrichs, J., Wang, X., Ignatov, M.S., Krings, M. (2014): A Jurassic moss from Northeast China with preserved sporophytes. – Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 204, 50–55.

Hübers, M., Bomfleur, B., Krings, M., Pott, C., Kerp, H. (2014): A reappraisal of Mississippian (Tournaisian and Visean) adpression floras from central and northwestern Europe. – Zitteliana A 54, 39–52.

Krings, M., Taylor, T.N. (2014a): A mantled fungal reproductive unit from the Lower Devonian Rhynie chert that demonstrates Carboniferous “sporocarp” morphology and development. – Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 273, 197–205.

Krings M., Taylor, T.N. (2014b): An unusual fossil microfungus with suggested affinities to the Chytridiomycota from the Lower Devonian Rhynie chert. – Nova Hedwigia 99, 403–412.

Krings, M., Taylor, T.N. (2014c): Deciphering interfungal relationships in the 410-million-yr-old Rhynie chert: An intricate interaction between two mycelial fungi. – Symbiosis 64, 53–61.

Krings, M., Taylor, T.N., Dotzler, N. (2014): Microorganisms associated with the seed fern Lyginopteris oldhamia (Binney) H. Potonié (Lyginopteridales) from the Carboniferous of Great Britain. – Palaeontographica B 290, 109–125.

Krings, M., Taylor, T.N., Taylor, E.L., Kerp, H., Dotzler, N. (2014): First record of a fungal “sporocarp” from the Lower Devonian Rhynie chert. – Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments 94, 221–227.

Kustatscher, E., Dotzler, N., Taylor, T.N., Krings, M. (2014a): Microalgae from the Lower Devonian Rhynie chert: a new Cymatiosphaera. – Zitteliana A 54, 165–169.

Kustatscher, E., Dotzler, N., Taylor, T.N., Krings, M. (2014b) Microfossils with suggested affinities to the Pyramimonadales (Pyramimonadophyceae, Chlorophyta) from the Lower Devonian Rhynie chert. – Acta Palaeobotanica 54, 163–171.

Van Konijnenburg-Van Cittert, J.H.A., Kustatscher, E., Bauer, K., Pott, C., Schmeißner, S., Dütsch, G., Krings, M. (2014): A Selaginellites from the Rhaetian of Wüstenwelsberg (Upper Franconia, Germany). – Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 272, 115–127.

2013

Bauer, K., Grauvogel-Stamm, L., Kustatscher, E., Krings, M. (2013): Fossil ginkgophyte seedlings from the Triassic of France resemble modern Ginkgo biloba. – BMC Evolutionary Biology 13, 177.

Bauer, K., Kustatscher, E., Krings, M. (2013): The ginkgophytes from the German Kupferschiefer (Permian), with considerations on the taxonomic history and use of Baiera and Sphenobaiera. – Bulletin of Geosciences 88, 539–556.

Harper, C.J., Taylor, T.N., Krings, M., Taylor, E.L. (2013): Mycorrhizal symbiosis in the Paleozoic seed fern Glossopteris from Antarctica. – Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 192, 22–31.

Kerp, H., Wellman, C., Krings, M., Kearney, P., Hass, H. (2013): Reproductive organs and in situ spores of Asteroxylon mackiei Kidston et Lang, the most complex plant from the Lower Devonian Rhynie Chert. – International Journal of Plant Sciences 174, 293–308.

Klymiuk, A.A., Harper, C.J., Moore, D.S., Taylor, E.L., Taylor, T.N., Krings, M. (2013): Reinvestigating Carboniferous “actinomycetes”: authigenic formation of biomimetic carbonates provides insight into early diagenesis of permineralized plants. – Palaios 28, 80–92.

Klymiuk, A.A., Taylor, T.N., Taylor, E.L., Krings, M. (2013a): Paleomycology of the Princeton Chert I. Fossil hyphomycetes associated with the early Eocene aquatic angiosperm, Eorhiza arnoldii. – Mycologia 105, 521–529.

Klymiuk, A.A., Taylor, T.N., Taylor, E.L., Krings, M. (2013b): Paleomycology of the Princeton Chert II. Dark septate fungi in the aquatic angiosperm Eorhiza arnoldii indicate a diverse assemblage of root-colonizing fungi during the Eocene. – Mycologia 105, 1100–1109.

Krings, M., Taylor, T.N. (2013): Zwergimyces vestitus (Kidston et W.H. Lang) nov. comb., a fungal reproductive unit enveloped in a hyphal mantle from the Lower Devonian Rhynie chert. – Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 190, 15–19.

Krings, M., Taylor, T.N., Dotzler, N. (2013): Fossil evidence of the zygomycetous fungi. – Persoonia 30, 1–10.

Krings, M., Taylor, T.N., Dotzler, N., Harper, C.J. (2013): Frankbaronia velata nov. sp., a putative peronosporomycete oogonium containing multiple oospores from the Lower Devonian Rhynie chert. – Zitteliana A 53, 23–30.

Krings, M., White, J.F., Dotzler, N., Harper, C.J. (2013): A putative zygomycetous fungus with mantled zygosporangia and apposed gametangia from the Lower Coal Measures (Carboniferous) of Great Britain. – International Journal of Plant Sciences 174, 269–277.

2012

Harper, C.J., Bomfleur, B., Decombeix, A.L., Taylor, E.L., Taylor, T.N., Krings, M. (2012): Tylosis formation and fungal interactions in an Early Jurassic conifer axis from northern Victoria Land, Antarctica. – Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 175, 25–31.

Krings, M., Galtier, J., Taylor, T.N., Dotzler, N. (2012): Microbial endophytes and pollen chamber contents in a fossil seed from the Upper Pennsylvanian Grand-Croix cherts, France. – Geologica et Palaeontologica 44, 93–99.

Krings, M., Taylor, T.N. (2012a): Fungal reproductive units enveloped in a hyphal mantle from the Lower Pennsylvanian of Great Britain, and their relevance to our understanding of Carboniferous fungal “sporocarps”. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 175, 1–9.

Krings, M., Taylor, T.N. (2012b): Microfossils with possible affinities to the zygomycetous fungi in a Carboniferous cordaitalean ovule. – Zitteliana A 52, 3–7.

Krings, M., Taylor, T.N., Dotzler, N. (2012): Fungal endophytes as a driving force in land plant evolu-tion: evidence from the fossil record. – In: D. Southworth (Ed.), Biocomplexity of Plant-Fungal Interactions, pp. 5–27, Ames IA, John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Krings, M., Taylor, T.N., Taylor, E.L., Hass, H., Kerp, H., Dotzler, N., Harper, C.J. (2012): Microfossils from the Lower Devonian Rhynie chert with suggested affinities to the Peronosporomycetes. – Journal of Paleontology 86, 358–367.

Taylor, T.N., Krings, M., Galtier, J., Dotzler, N. (2012): Fungal endophytes in Astromyelon-type (Sphenophyta, Equisetales, Calamitaceae) roots from the Upper Pennsylvanian of France. – Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 171, 9–18.

2011

Bomfleur, B., Krings, M., Taylor, E.L., Taylor, T.N. (2011): Macrofossil evidence for pleuromeialean lycophytes from the Triassic of Antarctica. – Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 56, 195–203.

Bomfleur, B., Taylor, E.L., Taylor, T.N., Serbet, R., Krings, M., Kerp, H. (2011): Systematics and paleoecology of a new peltaspermalean seed fern from the Triassic polar vegetation of Gondwana. – International Journal of Plant Sciences 172, 807–835.

Dotzler, N., Taylor, T.N., Galtier, J., Krings, M. (2011): Sphenophyllum (Sphenophyllales) leaves colonized by fungi from the Upper Pennsylvanian Grand-Croix cherts of central France. – Zitteliana A 51, 3–8.

Hübers, M., Bomfleur, B., Krings, M., Kerp, H. (2011): An Early Carboniferous leaf-colonizing fungus. – Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 261, 77–82.

Krings, M., Dotzler, N., Galtier, J., Taylor, T.N. (2011): Oldest fossil basidiomycete clamp connections. – Mycoscience 52, 18–23.

Krings, M., Dotzler, N., Taylor, T.N. (2011): Mycoparasitism in Dubiocarpon, a fungal sporocarp from the Carboniferous. – Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 262, 241–245.

Krings, M., Taylor, T.N., Dotzler, N. (2011): The fossil record of the Peronosporomycetes (Oomycota). – Mycologia 103, 445–457.

Krings, M., Taylor, T.N., Dotzler, N., Galtier, J. (2011): Fungal remains in cordaite (Cordaitales) leaves from the Upper Pennsylvanian of central France. – Bulletin of Geosciences 86, 777–784.

Krings, M., Taylor, T.N., Taylor, E.L., Dotzler, N., Walker, C. (2011): Arbuscular mycorrhizal-like fungi in Carboniferous arborescent lycopsids. – New Phytologist 191, 311–314.

Krings, M., Taylor, T.N., White, J.F. (2011): Fungal sporocarps from the Carboniferous: An unusual specimen of Traquairia. – Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 168, 1–6.

Schwendemann, A.B., Decombeix, A.L., Taylor, T.N., Taylor, E.L., Krings, M. (2011): Morphological and functional stasis in mycorrhizal root nodules as exhibited by a Triassic conifer. – Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 108, 13630–13634.

Taylor, T.N., Krings, M., Dotzler, N., Galtier, J. (2011): The advantage of thin sections over acetate peels in the study of late Paleozoic fungi and other microorganisms. – Palaios 26, 239–244.

2010

Barthel, M., Krings, M., Rössler, R. (2010): Die schwarzen Psaronien von Manebach, ihre Epiphyten, Parasiten und Pilze. – Semana 25, 41–60.

Bomfleur, B., Krings, M., Kerp, H. (2010): Thalloid organisms and the fossil record: new perspectives from the Transantarctic Mountains. – Plant Signaling & Behavior 5, 293–295.

Krings, M., Dotzler, N., Longcore, J.E., Taylor, T.N. (2010): An unusual microfungus in a fungal spore from the Lower Devonian Rhynie chert. – Palaeontology 53, 753–759.

Krings, M., Dotzler, N., Taylor, T.N., Galtier, J. (2010a): A fungal community in plant tissue from the Lower Coal Measures (Langsettian, Lower Pennsylvanian) of Great Britain. – Bulletin of Geosciences 85, 679–690.

Krings, M., Dotzler, N., Taylor, T.N., Galtier, J. (2010b): Microfungi from the upper Visean (Mississippian) of central France: Structure and development of the sporocarp Mycocarpon cinctum nov. sp. – Zitteliana A 50, 127–135.

Krings, M., Schultka, S. (2010): A seed-bearing lobatopterid frond segment from the Westphalian D (Upper Pennsylvanian) of south-central Germany. – International Journal of Coal Geology 83, 125–131.

Krings, M., Taylor, T.N., Dotzler, N., Decombeix, A.L. (2010): Galtierella biscalithecae nov. gen. et sp., a Late Pennsylvanian endophytic water mold (Peronosporomycetes) from France. – Comptes Rendus Palevol 9, 5–11.

Krings, M., Taylor, T.N., Galtier, J., Dotzler, N. (2010a): A fossil peronosporomycete oogonium with an unusual surface ornament from the Carboniferous of France. – Fungal Biology 114, 446–450.

Krings, M., Taylor, T.N., Galtier, J., Dotzler, N. (2010b): Microproblematic endophytes and epiphytes of fern pinnules from the Upper Pennsylvanian of France. – Geobios 43, 503–510.

Pott, C., Krings, M. (2010): Gymnosperm foliage from the Upper Triassic of Lunz, Lower Austria: an annotated check list and identification key. – Geo.Alp 7, 19–38.

Pott, C., Krings, M., Kerp, H., Friis, E.M. (2010): Reconstruction of a bennettitalean flower from the Carnian (Upper Triassic) of Lunz, Lower Austria. – Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 159, 94–111.

Schwendemann, A.B., Taylor, T.N., Taylor, E.L., Krings, M. (2010): Organization, anatomy, and fungal endophytes of a Triassic conifer embryo. – American Journal of Botany 97, 1873–1883.

Schwendemann, A.B., Taylor, T.N., Taylor, E.L., Krings, M., Osborn, J.M. (2010): Modern traits in early Mesozoic sphenophytes: The Equisetum-like cones of Spaciinodum collinsonii with in situ spores and elaters from the Middle Triassic of Antarctica. – In: C.T. Gee (Ed.), Plants in Mesozoic Time. Morphological Innovations, Phylogeny, Ecosystems, pp. 15–33, Bloomington IN, Indiana University Press.

Taylor, T.N., Krings, M. (2010): Paleomycology: the rediscovery of the obvious. – Palaios 25, 283–286.

Taylor, T.N., Taylor, E.L., Decombeix, A.L., Schwendemann, A., Serbet, R., Escapa, I., Krings, M. (2010): The enigmatic Devonian fossil Prototaxites is not a rolled-up liverwort mat: Comment on the paper by Graham et al. (AJB 97: 268–275). – American Journal of Botany 97, 1074–1078.

Wang, X., Krings, M., Taylor, T.N. (2010): A thalloid organism with possible lichen affinity from the Jurassic of northeastern China. – Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 162, 591–598.