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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.

 

 

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Harper, C.J., Galtier, J., Taylor, T.N., Taylor, E.L., Rößler, R., Krings, M.: Distribution of fungi in a Triassic fern stem. – Earth and Environmental Science Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

Krings, M., Harper, C.J., Cúneo, N.R., Rothwell, G.W. (Eds.): Transformative Paleobotany: Papers to Commemorate the Life and Legacy of Thomas N. Taylor. – Burlington MA, London, San Diego CA, New York NY, Elsevier/Academic Press Inc., xxviii + ca. 700 p.

2018

Brundrett, M.C., Walker, C., Harper, C.J., Krings, M. (2018): Fossils of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi give insights into the history of a successful partnership with plants. – In: M. Krings, C.J. Harper, N.R. Cúneo, G.W. Rothwell (Eds.), Transformative Paleobotany: Papers to Commemorate the Life and Legacy of Thomas N. Taylor, pp. 461–480. Burlington MA, London, San Diego CA, New York NY, Elsevier/Academic Press Inc.

Galtier, J., Harper, C.J., Rößler, R., Kustatscher, E., Krings, M. (2018): Enigmatic, structurally preserved stems from the Triassic of central Europe: A fern or not a fern? – In: M. Krings, C.J. Harper, N.R. Cúneo, G.W. Rothwell (Eds.), Transformative Paleobotany: Papers to Commemorate the Life and Legacy of Thomas N. Taylor, pp. 187–212. Burlington MA, London, San Diego CA, New York NY, Elsevier/Academic Press Inc.

Harper, C.J., Taylor, E.L., Walker, C., White, J.F., Serbet, R., Krings, M. (2018): Fungal sporulation in a Permian plant fragment from Antarctica. Bulletin of Geosciences 93, 13–26.

Heinrichs, J., Feldberg, K., Bechteler, J., Regalado, L., Renner, M.A.M., Schäfer-Verwimp, A., Gröhn, C., Müller, P., Schneider, H., Krings, M. (2018): A comprehensive assessment of the fossil record of liverworts in amber. – In: M. Krings, C.J. Harper, N.R. Cúneo, G.W. Rothwell (Eds.), Transformative Paleobotany: Papers to Commemorate the Life and Legacy of Thomas N. Taylor, pp. 213–252. Burlington MA, London, San Diego CA, New York NY, Elsevier/Academic Press Inc.

Krings, M., Harper, C.J. (2018): Additional observations on the fungal reproductive unit Windipila spinifera from the Windyfield chert, and description of a similar form, Windipila pumila nov. sp., from the nearby Rhynie chert (Lower Devonian, Scotland). – Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 288, 235–242.

Krings, M., Harper, C.J. (2018): Deciphering interfungal relationships in the 410-million-yr-old Rhynie chert: Glomoid spores under attack. – Geobios 51, 151–160.

Krings, M., Harper, C.J., Kerp, H., Taylor, E.L. (2018): Exceptional preservation of sessile, long-stalked microorganisms in the Lower Devonian Windyfield chert (Scotland). – In: M. Krings, C.J. Harper, N.R. Cúneo, G.W. Rothwell (Eds.), Transformative Paleobotany: Papers to Commemorate the Life and Legacy of Thomas N. Taylor, pp. 519–526. Burlington MA, London, San Diego CA, New York NY, Elsevier/Academic Press Inc.


Regalado, L., Schmidt, A.R., Krings, M., Bechteler, J., Schneider, H., Heinrichs, J. (2018): Fossil evidence of eupolypod ferns in the mid-Cretaceous of Myanmar. – Plant Systematics and Evolution 304, 1–13.


Walker, C., Harper, C.J., Brundrett, M.C., Krings, M. (2018): Looking for arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF) in the fossil record: An illustrated guide. – In: M. Krings, C.J. Harper, N.R. Cúneo, G.W. Rothwell (Eds.), Transformative Paleobotany: Papers to Commemorate the Life and Legacy of Thomas N. Taylor, pp. 481–518. Burlington MA, London, San Diego CA, New York NY, Elsevier/Academic Press Inc.

2017

Feldberg, K., Váňa, J., Schäfer-Verwimp, A., Krings, M., Gröhn, C., Schmidt, A.R., Heinrichs, J. (2017): Problems related to the taxonomic placement of incompletely preserved amber fossils: transfer of the Paleogene liverwort Cylindrocolea dimorpha (Cephaloziellaceae) to the extant Odontoschisma sect. Iwatsukia (Cephaloziaceae). – Fossil Record 20, 147–157.

Harper, C.J., Decombeix, A.L., Taylor, E.L., Taylor, T.N., Krings, M. (2017): Fungal decay in Permian glossopteridalean stem and root wood from Antarctica. – IAWA Journal 38, 29–48.

Harper, C.J., Krings, M., Dotzler, N., Taylor, E.L., Taylor, T.N. (2017): Deciphering interfungal relationships in the 410-million-yr-old Rhynie chert: Morphology and development of vesicle-colonizing microfungi. – Geobios 50, 9–22.

Heinrichs, J., Feldberg, K., Müller, P., Schäfer-Verwimp, A., von Konrat, M., Ilsemann, B., Krings, M. (2017): Frullania pinnata spec. nov. (Frullaniaceae, Porellales), a new leafy liverwort in mid-Cretaceous Burmese amber from Myanmar. – Cretaceous Research 78, 56–60.

Krings, M., Harper, C.J. (2017): A mantled fungal reproductive unit from the Lower Devonian Windyfield chert, Scotland, with prominent spines and otherwise shaped projections extending out from the mantle. – Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 285, 201–211.

Krings, M., Harper, C.J., Taylor, E.L. (2017): Fungi and fungal interactions in the Rhynie chert: A review of the evidence, with the description of Perexiflasca tayloriana gen. et sp. nov. – Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 373, ID 20160500.

Krings, M., Harper, C.J., Taylor, E.L., Kerp, H. (2017): Early Devonian (~410 Ma) microfossils resembling Characiopsis (Tribophyceae) and Characium (Chlorophyceae). Journal of Phycology 53, 720–724.

Krings, M., Harper, C.J., White, J.F., Barthel, M., Heinrichs, J., Taylor, E.L., Taylor, T.N. (2017): Fungi in a Psaronius root mantle from the Rotliegend (Asselian, Lower Permian/Cisuralian) of Thuringia, Germany. – Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 239, 14–30.

Krings, M., Kerp, H., Taylor, E.L., Harper, C.J. (2017): Hagenococcus aggregatus nov. gen. et sp., a microscopic, colony-forming alga from the 410-million-yr-old Rhynie chert. – Nova Hedwigia 105, 205–217.
Krings, M., Taylor, T.N., Harper, C.J. (2017): Early fungi: Evidence from the fossil record. – In: J. Dighton and J.F. White (Eds), The Fungal Community, Its Organization and Role in the Ecosystem, 4th Edition, pp. 37–52, Boca Raton, FL, CRC Taylor and Francis.

Krings, M., Walker, C., Harper, C.J., Martin, H., Sónyi, S., Kustatscher, E., Taylor, T.N. (2017): Unusual fungal reproductive units from the Lower Devonian Rhynie chert. – Zitteliana 89, 29–37.

Kustatscher, E., van Konijnenburg-van Cittert, J.H.A., Looy, C.V., Labandeira, C.C., Wappler, T., Butzmann, R., Fischer, T.C., Krings, M., Kerp, H., Visscher, H. (2017): The Lopingian (late Permian) flora from Bletterbach Gorge in the Dolomites, Northern Italy: a review. – GeoAlp 14, 39–61.

Regalado, L., Schmidt, A.R., Appelhans, M., Ilsemann, B., Schneider, H., Krings, M., Heinrichs, J. (2017): A fossil species of the enigmatic early polypod fern genus Cystodium (Cystodiaceae) in Cretaceous amber from Myanmar. – Scientific Reports 7, no. 14615.

2016

Harper, C.J., Krings, M., Galtier, J., Taylor, T.N. (2016): A microfossil with suggested affinities to the Peronosporomycetes (Oomycota) from the Carboniferous (c. 330 Ma) of France. – Nova Hedwigia 103, 315–326.

Harper, C.J., Taylor, T.N., Krings, M., Taylor, E.L. (2016): Structurally preserved fungi from Antarc-tica: diversity and interactions in late Palaeozoic and Mesozoic polar forest ecosystems. – Antarctic Science 28, 153–173.

Heinrichs, J., Schmidt, A.R., Schäfer-Verwimp, A., Bauerschmidt, L., Neumann, C., Gröhn, C., Krings, M., Renner, M.A.M. (2016): Revision of the leafy liverwort genus Radula (Porellales, Junger-manniopsida) in Baltic and Bitterfeld amber. – Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 235, 157–164.

Krings, M., Taylor, T.N., Dotzler, N., Harper, C.J. (2016): Morphology and ontogenetic development of Zwergimyces vestitus, a fungal reproductive unit enveloped in a hyphal mantle from the Lower Devonian Rhynie chert. – Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 228, 47–56.

Krings, M., Taylor, T.N., Martin, H. (2016): An enigmatic fossil fungus from the 410 Ma Rhynie chert that resembles Macrochytrium (Chytridiomycota) and Blastocladiella (Blastocladiomycota). – Mycologia 108, 303–312.

Kustatscher, E., Van Konijnenburg-van Cittert, J.H.A., Bauer, K., Krings, M. (2016): Strobilus organi-zation in the enigmatic gymnosperm Bernettia inopinata from the Jurassic of Germany. – Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 232, 151–161.

Pšenička, J., Krings, M. (2016): First record of the noncalcareous macroalga Perissothallus from shallow-water deposits (Pennsylvanian) in the Kladno-Rakovník Basin, Czech Republic. – Bulletin of Geosciences 91, 57–64.

Van Konijnenburg-Van Cittert, J.H.A., Kustatscher, E., Pott, C., Schmeißner, S., Dütsch, G., Krings, M. (2016): New data on Selaginellites coburgensis from the Rhaetian of Wüstenwelsberg (Upper Franconia, Germany). – Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 280, 177–181.