Behind the Cover: New Phytologist 214:1, April 2017

The cover image for New Phytologist 214:1 raises many questions. Is this mushroom-like organism a flowering plant? How does it survive? In this instalment of Behind the Cover, Tansley review authors Vincent Merckx and Sean Graham describe how they found this mysterious plant, and why it is important to study. Sean: The image shows an open flower of a fairy lantern (Thismia r...
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Ancient and modern threats to Sir Arthur’s woodlands – forests of temperate climates

In a new guest post, author Frank Gilliam tells the story behind his Tansley review, 'Forest ecosystems of temperate climatic regions: from ancient use to climate change'. Find out more about the Tansley reviews series, and search the database, here. I suspect that I am not alone among my fellow plant ecologists in having professional ‘heroes’—individuals who played crucial ...
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