Dr Gareth Griffith

BSc Microbiology (University of Wales); PhD Fungal ecology (University of Wales)

Dr Gareth Griffith


Contact Details


ORCID ID: 0000-0001-6914-3745

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.co.uk/citations?view_op=view_org&hl=en&org=5570769680569323558

ResearchGate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/GW_Griffith

Additional Information

Member of the editorial boards for journals Fungal Ecology and Plant Pathology.

Member of the Conservation Committee of the Mycological Society of America and a past member of the Council of the British Mycological Society.

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a member of the British Mycological Society, Mycological Society of America, British Society for Plant Pathology and the Microbiology Society



1) Ecology of Grassland Fungi

  • Use of eDNA in fungal ecology
  • Ecology and conservation of grassland macrofungi (Hygrocybe spp. and other waxcap fungi).
  • Role of Dark Septate endophytes (DSE) in temperate grasslands).
  • Ecology of anaerobic rumen fungi (phylum Neocallimastigomycota).

2) Fungal Taxonomy and DNA barcoding

  • Molecular phylogenetics of anaerobic fungi (Neocallimastigomycota), Dark Septate Endophytes; mollisioid fungi (Helotiales), rusts (Pucciniales), Coral fungi (Pterulaceae, Clavariaceae) and waxcaps (Hygrophoraceae)

3) Aerobiology

  • Detection of airborne propagules of fungi, plant pathogens etc (e.g. sporangia of the potato late blight pathogen Phytophthora infestans) and pollen using novel air sampling devices, flow cytometry and DNA metabarcoding.

4) Cacao Pathology

  • Pathogenesis, host specificity, population genetics, genomics and infection biology of Moniliophthora perniciosa, causal agent of witches' broom disease.

5) Silage microbiology

  • Role of fungi in the spoilage of silage

These research programmes are funded by NERC, BBSRC, DEFRA, Natural Resources Wales, Cocoa Research UK Ltd. Silage Solutions Ltd., KESS an


Head of the Microbiology Group within IBERS.

Organiser of the weekly IBERS Research Seminar series.

Disability coordinator for IBERS.

Curator of the IBERS Herbarium/Fungarium, the university's official biorepository (code ABS).

Co-ordinator of the following modules in English (BR12110, BR20810, BR33110, PGM4210) and Welsh (BG12110, BG20810, BG32110), and contributes to teaching on BR013410, BR12210, BR12410, BR13320, BR22810, BG23420, BG32330, BR32330, BR33620, B33720, BRM3560 and BRM6420


Vegetation and edaphic factors influence rapid establishment of distinct fungal communities on former coal-spoil sitesDetheridge, A., Comont, D. C., Callaghan, A., Bussell, J. S., Brand, G., Jones, D., Scullion, J. & Griffith, G. 2018 In : Fungal Ecology.p. 92-103
Growing and testing mycelium bricks as building insulation materialsXing, Y., Brewer, M., El-Gharabawy, H. M., Griffith, G. & Jones, P. 2018 In : IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science.121, 022032
The use of extracellular DNA as a proxy for specific microbial activityNagler, M., Podmirseg, S. M., Griffith, G., Insam, H. & Ascher-Jenull, J. 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology.
PCR and Omics Based Techniques to Study the Diversity, Ecology and Biology of Anaerobic Fungi: Insights, Challenges, and OpportunitiesEdwards, J. E., Forster, R. J., Callaghan, T., Dollhofer, V., Dagar, S., Cheng, Y., Chang, J., Kittelmann, S., Fliegerova, K., Puniya, A., Henske, J., Gilmore, S., O'Malley, M., Griffith, G. & Smidt, H. 2017 In : Frontiers in Microbiology.8, 1657
Saprotrophic proteomes of biotypes of the witches’ broom pathogen Moniliophthora perniciosaPierre, S., Griffith, G., Morphew, R., Mur, L. & Scott, I. 2017 In : Fungal Biology.121, 9, p. 743-75311 p.
Spatial genetic structure and dispersal of the cacao pathogen Moniliophthora perniciosa in the Brazilian AmazonArtero, A. S., Silva, J. Q., Albuquerque, P. S. B., Bressan, E. A., Leal Jr., G. A., Sebben, A. M., Griffith, G. W. & Figueira, A. 2017 In : Plant Pathology.p. 358-371
Hodophilus (Clavariaceae, Agaricales) species with dark dots on the stipe: more than one species in EuropeAdamčík, S., Jančovičová, S., Looney, B. P., Adamčíková, K., Griffith, G., Læssøe, T., Moreau, P-A., Vizzini, A. & Matheny, P. B. 2017 In : Mycological Progress.16, 8, p. 811-82110 p.
Increased Male-Male Mounting Behaviour in Desert Locusts during Infection with an Entomopathogenic FungusClancy, L. M., Cooper, A., Griffith, G. & Santer, R. 2017 In : Scientific Reports.7, 1, 5659
Presence and transcriptional activity of anaerobic fungi and agricultural biogas plantsDollhofer, V., Callaghan, T. M., Griffith, G., Lebuhn, M. & Bauer, J. 2017 In : Bioresource Technology.235, p. 131-1399 p.
Pecoramyces ruminantium, gen. no., sp. nov., an anaerobic gut fungus from the feces of cattle and sheepHanafy, R. A., Elshahed, M. S., Liggenstoffer, A. S., Griffith, G. & Youssef, N. H. 2017 In : Mycologia.109, 2, p. 231-243
The legacy effect of cover crops on soil fungal populations in a cereal rotationDetheridge, A., Brand, G., Fychan, A., Crotty, F., Sanderson, R., Griffith, G. & Marley, C. 2016 In : Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment.228, p. 49-61
Analysis of wood decay and ligninolysis in Polyporales from the Nile Delta region of EgyptEl-Gharabawy, H. M., Detheridge, A., El-Fallal, A. A., El-Sayed, A. K. A. & Griffith, G. 2016 In : Mycosphere.7, 4, p. 392-404
Fungal diversity notes 111–252—taxonomic and phylogenetic contributions to fungal taxaAriyawansa, H. A., Hyde, K. D., Jayasiri, S. C., Buyck, B., Chethana, K. W. T., Dai, D. Q., Dai, Y. C., Daranagama, D. A., Jayawardena, R. S., Lücking, R., Ghobad-nejhad, M., Niskanen, T., Thambugala, K. M., Voigt, K., Zhao, R. L., Li, G., Doilom, M., Boonmee, S., Yang, Z. L., Cai, Q., Cui, Y., Bahkali, A. H., Chen, J., Cui, B. K., Chen, J. J., Dayarathne, M. C., Dissanayake, A. J., Ekanayaka, A. H., Hashimoto, A., Hongsanan, S., Jones, E. B. G., Larsson, E., Li, W. J., Li, Q., Liu, J. K., Luo, Z. L., Maharachchikumbura, S. S. N., Mapook, A., Mckenzie, E. H. C., Norphanphoun, C., Konta, S., Pang, K. L., Perera, R. H., Phookamsak, R., Phukhamsakda, C., Pinruan, U., Randrianjohany, E., Singtripop, C., Tanaka, K., Tian, C. M., Tibpromma, S., Abdel-wahab, M. A., Wanasinghe, D. N., Wijayawardene, N. N., Zhang, J., Zhang, H., Abdel-aziz, F. A., Wedin, M., Westberg, M., Ammirati, J. F., Bulgakov, T. S., Lima, D. X., Callaghan, A., Callac, P., Chang, C., Coca, L. F., Dal-forno, M., Dollhofer, V., Fliegerová, K., Greiner, K., Griffith, G. W., Ho, H., Hofstetter, V., Jeewon, R., Kang, J. C., Kirk, P. M., Kytövuori, I., Lawrey, J. D., Xing, J., Li, H., Liu, Z. Y., Liu, X. Z., Liimatainen, K., Lumbsch, H. T., Matsumura, M., Moncada, B., Nuankaew, S., Parnmen, S., De Azevedo Santiago, A. L. C. M., Sommai, S., Song, Y., De Souza, C. A. F., De Souza-motta, C. M., Su, H. Y., Suetrong, S., Wang, Y., Wei, S., Wen, T. C., Yuan, H. S., Zhou, L. W., Réblová, M., Fournier, J., Camporesi, E., Luangsa-ard, J. J., Tasanathai, K., Khonsanit, A., Thanakitpipattana, D., Somrithipol, S., Diederich, P., Millanes, A. M., Common, R. S., Stadler, M., Yan, J. Y., Li, X., Lee, H. W., Nguyen, T. T. T., Lee, H. B., Battistin, E., Marsico, O., Vizzini, A., Vila, J., Ercole, E., Eberhardt, U., Simonini, G., Wen, H., Chen, X., Miettinen, O. & Spirin, V. 2015 In : Fungal Diversity.75, 1, p. 27-274248 p.
Anaerobic Fungi and Their Potential for Biogas ProductionGriffith, G. & Callaghan, A. 2015 Biogas Science and Technology. Guebitz, G. M., Bauer, A., Bochmann, G., Gronauer, A. & Weiss, S. (eds.). Springer Nature, p. 41-61 (Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology)
Buwchfawromyces eastonii gen. nov., sp. nov.: a new anaerobic fungus (Neocallimastigomycota) isolated from buffalo faecesCallaghan, T. M., Podmirseg, S. M., Hohlweck, D., Edwards, J. E., Puniya, A. K., Dagar, S. S. & Griffith, G. W. 2015 In : MycoKeys.9, p. 11-28
Role of live microbial feed supplements with reference to anaerobic fungi in ruminant productivity: A reviewPuniya, A. K., Salem, A. Z. M., Kumar, S., Dagar, S. S., Griffith, G., Puniya, M., Ravella, S. R., Kumar, N., Dhewa, T. & Kumar, R. 2015 In : Journal of Integrative Agriculture.14, 3, p. 550-56011 p.
Use of commercial bio-inoculants to increase agricultural production through improved phosphorus acquisitionOwen, D., Williams, A. P., Griffith, G. W. & Withers, P. J. A. 2015 In : Applied Soil Ecology.86, p. 41-5413 p.
A Fungal Perspective on Conservation BiologyHeilmann-Clausen, J., Barron, E. S., Boddy, L., Dahlberg, A., Griffith, G. W., Nordén, J., Ovaskainen, O., Perini, C., Senn-Irlet, B. & Halme, P. 2015 In : Conservation Biology.29, 1, p. 61-688 p.
A new anaerobic fungus (Oontomyces anksri gen. nov., sp. nov.) from the digestive tract of the Indian camel (Camelus dromedarius)Dagar, S. S., Kumar, S., Griffith, G. W., Edwards, J. E., Callaghan, T. M., Singh, R., Nagpal, A. K. & Puniya, A. K. 2015 In : Fungal Biology.119, 8, p. 731-737
A ground truthed DNA metabarcoding technique to determine fungal community structure in soilsDetheridge, A., Scullion, J., Griffith, G., Marley, C. L. & Fychan, R. 2015 Proceedings of AAB Conference : Healthy Soils - Developing Tools for Land Managers.Association of Applied Biologists
Anaerobic fungi (phylum Neocallimastigomycota): advances in understanding their taxonomy, life cycle, ecology, role and biotechnological potentialGruninger, R. J., Puniya, A. K., Callaghan, T. M., Edwards, J. E., Youssef, N., Dagar, S. S., Fliegerova, K., Griffith, G. W., Forster, R., Tsang, A., McAllister, T. & Elshahed, M. S. 2014 In : FEMS Microbiology Ecology.90, 1, p. 1-1717 p.
Coupled cryoconite ecosystem structure–function relationships are revealed by comparing bacterial communities in alpine and Arctic glaciersEdwards, A., Mur, L., Girdwood, S., Anesio, A. M., Stibal, M., Edwards Rassner, S., Hell, K., Pachebat, J., Post, B., Bussell, J. S., Cameron, S., Griffith, G., Hodson, A. J. & Sattler, B. 2014 In : FEMS Microbiology Ecology.89, 2, p. 222-23715 p.
Finding needles in haystacks: Linking scientific names, reference specimens and molecular data for FungiSchoch, C. L., Robbertse, B., Robert, V., Vu, D., Cardinali, G., Irinyi, L., Meyer, W., Nilsson, R. H., Hughes, K. W., Miller, A. N., Kirk, P. M., Abarenkov, K., Aime, M. C., Ariyawansa, H. A., Bidartondo, M., Boekhout, T., Buyck, B., Cai, Q., Chen, J., Crespo, A., Crous, P. W., Damm, U., de Beer, Z. W., Dentinger, B. T. M., Divakar, P. K., Duenas, M., Geau, N., Fliegerova, K., Garcia, M. A., Ge, Z-W., Griffith, G. W., Groenewald, J. Z., Groenewald, M., Grube, M., Gryzenhout, M., Gueidan, C., Guo, L., Hambleton, S., Hamelin, R., Hansen, K., Hofstetter, V., Hong, S-B., Houbraken, J., Hyde, K. D., Inderbitzin, P., Johnston, P. R., Karunarathna, S. C., Koljalg, U., Kovacs, G. M., Kraichak, E., Krizsan, K., Kurtzman, C. P., Larsson, K-H., Leavitt, S., Letcher, P. M., Liimatainen, K., Liu, J-K., Lodge, J. D., Luangsa-Ard, J. J., Lumbsch, H. T., Maharachchikumbura, S. S. N., Manamgoda, D., Martín, M. P., Minnis, A. M., Moncalvo, J-M., Mulè, G., Nakasone, K. K., Niskanen, T., Olariaga, I., Papp, T., Petkovits, T., Pino-Bodas, R., Powell, M. J., Raja, H. A., Redecker, D., Sarmiento-Ramirez, J. M., Seifert, K. A., Shrestha, B., Stenroos, S., Stielow, B., Suh, S-O., Tanaka, K., Tedersoo, L., Telleria, M. T., Udayanga, D., Untereiner, W. A., Dieguez-Uribeondo, J., Subbarao, K. V., Vágvölgyi36, C., Visagie, J., Voigt, K., Walker, D. M., Weir, B. S., Weiß, M., Wijayawardene, N. N., Wingfield, M. J., Xu, J. P., Zhu L., Y., Zhang, N., Zhuang, W-Y. & Federhen, S. 2014 In : Database: The Journal of Biological Databases and Curation.2014, p. 1-2121 p.
Effect of biocides on the fruiting of waxcap fungiGriffith, G., Graham, A., Woods, R. G., Easton, G. & Halbwachs, H. 2014 In : Fungal Ecology.7, p. 67-69
New aspects and strategies for methane mitigation from ruminantsKumar, S., Choudhury, P. K., Dolores Carro, M., Griffith, G. W., Dagar, S. S., Puniya, M., Calabro, S., Ravella, S. R., Dhewa, T., Upadhyay, R. C., Sirohi, S. K., Kundu, S. S., Wanapat, M. & Puniya, A. K. 2014 In : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology.98, 1, p. 31-4414 p.
Hyphae of waxcap fungi colonise plant rootsHalbwachs, H., Dentinger, B. T. M., Detheridge, A. P., Karasch, P. & Griffith, G. W. 2013 In : Fungal Ecology.6, 6, p. 487-4926 p.
Towards a unified paradigm for sequence-based identification of FungiKoljalg, U., Nilsson, R. H., Abarenkov, K., Tedersoo, L., Taylor, A. F. S., Bahram, M., Bates, S. T., Bruns, T. D., Bengtsson-Palme, J., Callaghan, T. M., Douglas, B., Drenkhan, T., Eberhardt, U., Dueñas, M., Grebenc, T., Griffith, G. W., Hartmann, M., Kirk, P. M., Kohout, P., Larsson, E., Lindahl, B. D., Lücking, R., Martín, M. P., Matheny, P. B., Nguyen, N. H., Niskanen, T., Oja, J., Peay, K. G., Peintner, U., Peterson, M., Põldmaa, K., Saag, L., Saar, I., Schüßler, A., Scott, J. A., Senés, C., Smith, M. E., Suija, A., Taylor, D. L., Telleria, M. T., Weiss, M. & Larsson, K-H. 2013 In : Molecular Ecology.22, 21, p. 5271-52777 p.
The international conservation importance of Welsh ‘waxcap’ grasslandsGriffith, G. W., Garcia-Perez Gamarra, J., Holden, E., Mitchel, D., Graham, A., Evans, D., Evans, S., Noordeloos, M., Kirk, P., Smith, S. L. N., Woods, R. G., Hale, A., Easton, G. L., Ratkowsky, D. A., Stevens, D. P. & Halbwachs, H. 2013 In : Mycosphere.4, 5, p. 969–98416 p., 10
The diverse habitats of Hygrocybe – peeking into an enigmatic lifestyleHalbwachs, H., Karasch, P. & Griffith, G. W. 2013 In : Mycosphere.4, 4, 14
A distinctive fungal community inhabiting cryoconite holes on glaciers in SvalbardEdwards, A., Douglas, B., Anesio, A. M., Rassner, S. M., Irvine-fynn, T. D., Sattler, B. & Griffith, G. W. 2013 In : Fungal Ecology.
Spectroscopic monitoring of NO traces in plants and human breath: applications and perspectivesCristescu, S. M., Marchenko, D., Mandon, J., Hebelstrup, K. H., Griffith, G. W., Mur, L. A. J. & Harren, F. J. M. 2013 In : Applied Physics B: Lasers and Optics.110, 2, p. 203-2119 p.
The international conservation importance of Welsh waxcap grasslandsGriffith, G. W., Gamarra, J. G. P., Holden, E. M., Mitchel, D., Graham, A., Evans, D. A., Evans, S. H., Aron, C., Noordelos, M. E., Kirk, P. M., Smith, S. L., Woods, R. G., Hale, A. D., Easton, G. L., Ratkowsky, D. A., Stevens, D. P. & Halbwachs, H. 2013 In : Mycosphere.4, 5, p. 969-984
Contrasts between the cryoconite and ice-marginal bacterial communities of Svalbard glaciers: Bacterial communities of Svalbard glaciersEdwards, A., Rassner, S. M., Anesio, A. M., Worgan, H. J., Irvine-Fynn, T. D., Williams, H. W., Sattler, B. & Griffith, G. W. 2013 In : Polar Research.32, 19468
Sicrhau argaeledd cynnyrch cil gnowyr o'r ansawdd orau mewn modd effethlonHuws, S. A., Griffith, G. W., Edwards, J. E., Williams, H. W., James, W. P., Owen, I. G. & Kingston-Smith, A. H. 2013 In : Gwerddon.13, p. 10-28
Molecular phylogeny, morphology, pigment chemistry and ecology in Hygrophoraceae (Agaricales)Lodge, D. J., Padamsee, M., Matheny, P. B., Aime, M. C., Cantrell, S. A., Boertmann, D., Kovalenko, A., Vizzini, A., Dentinger, B. T. M., Kirk, P. M., Ainsworth, A. M., Moncalvo, J-M., Vilgalys, R., Larsson, E., Lücking, R., Griffith, G. W., Smith, M. E., Norvell, L. L., Desjardin, D. E., Redhead, S., Ovrebo, C. L., Lickey, E. B., Ercole, E., Hughes, K. W., Courtecuisse, R., Young, A., Binder, M., Minnis, A. M., Lindner, D. L., Ortiz-Santana, B., Haight, J., Læssøe, T., Baroni, T. J., Geml , J. & Hattori, T. 2013 In : Fungal Diversity.64, 1, p. 1-9999 p.
Darogan cyfraniadau rhewlifoedd olaf Eryri i gylchredoedd carbon Cyfnod y Dryas Diweddaraf ar sail modelau amrwd o ecosystemau rhewlifol y cyfnod hwyr-rewlifolEdwards, A., Rassner, S. M., Irvine-Fynn, T. D., Williams, H. W. & Griffith, G. W. 2012 In : Gwerddon.12, p. 53-79
Above- and below-ground responses of Calamagrostis purpurea to UV-B radiation and elevated CO2 under phosphorus limitationBussell, J. S., Gwynn-Jones, D., Griffith, G. W. & Scullion, J. 2012 In : Physiologia Plantarum.145, 4, p. 619-62810 p.
Genome-wide analysis of longevity in nutrient-deprived Saccharomyces cerevisiae reveals importance of recycling in maintaining cell viabilityDavey, H. M., Cross, E. J. M., Davey, C. L., Gkargkas, K., Delneri, D., Hoyle, D. C., Oliver, S. G., Kell, D. B. & Griffith, G. W. 2012 In : Environmental Microbiology.14, 5, p. 1249-126012 p.
Nuclear ribosomal internal transcribed spacer (ITS) region as a universal DNA barcode marker for FungiSchoch, C. L., Seifert, K. A., Huhndorf, S., Robert, V., Spouge, J. L., Levesque, C. A., Chen, W., Bolchacova, E., Voigt, K., Crous, P. W., Miller, A. N., Wingfield, M. J., Aime, M. C., An, K. D., Bai, F. Y., Barreto, R. W., Begerow, D., Bergeron, M. J., Blackwell, M., Boekhout, T., Bogale, M., Boonyuen, N., Burgaz, A. R., Buyck, B., Cai, L., Cai, Q., Cardinali, G., Chaverri, P., Coppins, B. J., Crespo, A., Cubas P, P., Cummings, C., Damm, U., de Beer, Z. W., de Hoog, G. S., Del-Prado, R., Dentinger, B., Dieguez-Uribeondo, J., Divakar, P. K., Douglas, B., Duenas, M., Duong, T. A., Eberhardt, U., Edwards, J. E., Elshahed, M. S., Fliegerova, K., Furtado, M., Garcia, M. A., Griffith, G. W., Vu, T. D. & Fungal Barcoding Consortium 2012 In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.109, 16, p. 6241-62466 p.
Life's silent majorityGriffith, G. 2012 New Scientist, 213, 2854, p. 28-292 p.
Let's protect life's silent majorityGriffith, G. 2012 In : New Scientist.213, 2854, p. 28-292 p.
Do we need a global strategy for microbial conservation?Griffith, G. 2012 In : Trends in Ecology and Evolution.27, 1, p. 1-22 p.
Sward management influences fruiting of grassland basidiomycete fungiGriffith, G. W., Roderick, K. M., Graham, A. & Causton, D. R. 2012 In : Biological Conservation.145, 1, p. 234-2407 p.
The PROSOIL project - Promoting healthy soils in WalesMarley, C. L., Powell, H. G., Scullion, J., Griffith, G. W., Fychan, R., McCalman, H. M. & Smith, S. P. (ed.) 2011 IBERS Knowledge-based Innovations, 4, p. 5-95 p.
Enumeration of methanogens with a focus on fluorescence in situ hybridizationKumar, S., Dagar, S. S., Mohanty, A. K., Sirohi, S. K., Puniya, M., Kuhad, R. C., Sangu, K. P. S., Griffith, G. W. & Puniya, A. K. 2011 In : Naturwissenschaften.98, 6, p. 457-47216 p.
Possible interactions between bacterial diversity, microbial activity and supraglacial hydrology of cryoconite holes in SvalbardEdwards, A., Anesio, A. M., Edwards Rassner, S. M., Sattler, B., Hubbard, B. P., Perkins, W. T., Young, M. & Griffith, G. W. 2011 In : ISME Journal.5, 1, p. 150-16011 p.
Anaerobic fungi: NeocallimastigomycotaGriffith, G. W., Baker, S., Fliegerova, K., Liggenstoffer, A., Van Der Giezen, M., Voigt, K. & Beakes, G. 2010 In : IMA Fungus.1, 2, p. 181-1855 p.
Mycoparasitism between Squamanita paradoxa and Cystoderma amianthinum (Cystodermateae, Agaricales)Matheny, P. B. & Griffith, G. W. 2010 In : Mycoscience.51, 6, p. 456-4616 p.
On biodiversityGriffith, G. 2010 New Scientist, 206, 2761, p. p28
Migration of heavy metals in soil as influenced by compost amendmentsFarrell, M., Perkins, W. T., Hobbs, P. J., Griffith, G. W. & Jones, D. L. 2010 In : Environmental Pollution.158, 1, p. 55-6410 p.
Microbial diversity and activity are increased by compost amendment of metal-contaminated soilFarrell, M., Griffith, G. W., Hobbs, P. J., Perkins, W. T. & Jones, D. L. 2010 In : FEMS Microbiology Ecology.71, 1, p. 94-10512 p.
Proteomic analysis of the cacao pathogen Moniliophthora perniciosaPierre, S., Mur, L. A. J., Morphew, R., Hamilton, J., Scott, I. M. & Griffith, G. W. 2009
Factors affecting rumen methanogens and methane mitigation strategiesKumar, S., Puniya, A. K., Puniya, M., Dagar, S. S., Sirohi, S. K., Singh, K. & Griffith, G. W. 2009 In : World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology.25, 9, p. 1557-156610 p.
Diversity of anaerobic fungal populations in cattle revealed by selective enrichment culture using different carbon sourcesGriffith, G. W., Ozkose, E., Theodorou, M. K. & Davies, D. R. 2009 In : Fungal Ecology.2, 2, p. 87-9711 p.
The Ascomycota Tree of Life: A phylum-wide phylogeny clarifies the origin and evolution of fundamental reproductive and ecological traits: a phylum-wide phylogeny clarifies the origin and evolution of fundamental reproductive and ecological traitsSchoch, C. L., Sung, G-H., López-Giráldez, F., Townsend, J. P., Miadlikowska, J., Hofstetter, V., Robbertse, B., Matheny, P. B., Kauff, F., Wang, Z., Gueidan, C., Andrie, R. M., Trippe, K., Ciufetti, L. M., Wynns, A., Fraker, E., Hodkinson, B. P., Bonito, G., Groenewald, J. Z., Arzanlou, M., de Hoog, G. S., Crous, P. W., Hewitt, D., Pfister, D. H., Peterson, K., Gryzenhout, M., Wingfield, M. J., Aptroot, A., Suh, S-O., Blackwell, M., Hillis, D. M., Griffith, G. W., Castlebury, L. A., Rossman, A. Y., Lumbsch, H. T., Lücking, R., Büdel, B., Rauhut, A., Diederich, P., Ertz, D., Geiser, D. M., Hosaka, K., Inderbitzin, P., Kohlmeyer, J., Volkmann-Kohlmeyer, B., Mostert, L., O'Donnell, K., Sipman, H., Rogers, J. D., Shoemaker, R. A., Sugiyama, J., Summerbell, R. C., Untereiner, W., Johnston, P. R., Stenroos, S., Zuccaro, A., Dyer, P. S., Crittenden, P. D., Cole, M. S., Hansen, K., Trappe, J. M., Yahr, R., Lutzoni, F. & Spatafora, J. W. 2009 In : Systematic Biology.58, 2, p. 224-23916 p.
Anaerobic rumen fungi: potential and applicationsNagpal, R., Puniya, A. K., Griffith, G. W., Goel, G., Puniya, M., Sehgal, J. P. & Singh, K. 2009 Agriculturally Important Microorganisms (Vol. I). Khachatourians, G. G., Arora, D. K., Rajendran, T. P. & Srivastava, A. K. (eds.). Academic World International, p. 375-39319 p.
Saprotrophic basidiomycetes in grasslands: distribution and functionGriffith, G. W. & Roderick, K. M. 2008 Ecology of Saprotrophic Basidiomycetes. Boddy, L., Frankland, J. C. & van West, P. (eds.). Elsevier, Vol. 28, p. 277-30023 p. (British Mycological Society)
Dynamics of initial colonisation of non-conserved perennial ryegrass by anaerobic fungi in the bovine rumenEdwards, J. E., Kingston-Smith, A. H., Jimenez, H. R., Huws, S. A., Skot, K. P., Griffith, G. W., McEwan, N. R. & Theodorou, M. K. 2008 In : FEMS Microbiology Ecology.66, 3, p. 537-5459 p.
Moniliophthora perniciosa, the causal agent of witches’ broom disease of cacao: what's new from this old foe?Meinhardt, L. W., Rincones, J., Bailey, B. A., Aime, M. C., Griffith, G. W., Zhang, D. & Pereira, G. A. G. 2008 In : Molecular Plant Pathology.9, 5, p. 577-58812 p.
Preserving accuracy in GenBankBidartondo, M. I., Bruns, T. D., Blackwell, M., Edwards, I., Taylor, A. F. S., Horton, T., Zhang, N., Koljalg, U., May, G., Kuyper, T. W., Bever, J. D., Gilbert, G., Taylor, J. W., DeSantis, T. Z., Pringle, A., Borneman, J., Thorn, G., Berbee, M., Mueller, G. M., Andersen, G. L., Vellinga, E. C. & Griffith, G. W. 2008 In : Science.319, 5870, p. 1616-16161 p.
Identification and characterization of high-flux-control genes of yeast through competition analyses in continuous culturesDelneri, D., Hoyle, D. C., Gkargkas, K., Cross, E. J. M., Rash, B., Zeef, L., Leong, H-S., Davey, H. M., Hayes, A., Kell, D. B., Griffith, G. W. & Oliver, S. G. 2008 In : Nature Genetics.40, 1, p. 113-1175 p.
Copper deficiency in potato dextrose agar causes reduced pigmentation in cultures of various fungiGriffith, G., Easton, G. L., Detheridge, A., Roderick, K., Edwards, A., Worgan, H. J., Nicholson, J. & Perkins, W. T. 2007 In : FEMS Microbiology Letters.276, 2, p. 165-171
A higher-level phylogenetic classification of the FungiHibbett, D. S., Binder, M., Bischoff, J. F., Blackwell, M., Cannon, P. F., Eriksson, O. E., Huhndorf, S., James, T. Y., Kirk, P. M., Lücking, R., Lumbsch, H. T., Lutzoni, F., Matheny, P. B., McLaughlin, D. J., Powell, M. J., Redhead, S., Schoch, C. L., Spatafora, J. W., Stalpers, J. A., Vilgalys, R., Aime, M. C., Aptroot, A., Bauer, R., Begerow, D., Benny, G. L., Castlebury, L. A., Crous, P. W., Dai, Y-C., Gams, W., Geiser, D. M., Griffith, G. W., Gueidan, C., Hawskworth, D. L., Hestmark, G., Hosaka, K., Humber, R. A., Hyde, K. D., Ironside, J. E., Kõljalg, U., Kurtzman, C. P., Larsson, K-H., Lichtwardt, R., Longcore, J. E., Miądlikowska, J., Miller, A., Moncalvo, J-M., Mozley-Standridge, S. E., Oberwinkler, F., Permasto, E. & Reeb, V. 2007 In : Mycological Research.111, 5, p. 509-54739 p.
Reconstructing the early evolution of fungi using a six-gene phylogenyJames, T. Y., Kauff, F., Schoch, C. L., Matheny, P. B., Hofstetter, V., Cox, C. J., Celio, G., Gueidan, C., Fraker, E., Miadlikowska, J., Lumbsch, H. T., Rauhut, A., Reeb, V., Arnold, A. E., Amtoft, A., Stajich, J. A., Hosaka, K., Sung, G-H., Johnson, D., O'Rourke, B., Crockett, M., Binder, M., Curtis, J. M., Slot, J. C., Wang, Z., Wilson, A. W., Schüsszligler, A., Longcore, J. E., O'Donnell, K., Mozley-Standridge, S. E., Porter, D., Letcher, P. M., Powell, M. J., Taylor, J. W., White, M. M., Griffith, G. W., Davies, D. R., Humber, R. A., Morton, J. B., Sugiyama, J., Rossman, A. Y., Rogers, J. D., Pfister, D. H., Hewitt, D., Hansen, K., Hambleton, S., Shoemaker, R. A., Kohlmeyer, J., Volkmann-Kohlmeyer, B., Spotts, R. A., Serdani, M., Crous, P. W., Hughes, K. W., Matsuura, K., Langer, E., Langer, G., Untereiner, W. A., Lücking, R., Büdel, B., Geiser, D. M., Aptroot, A., Diederich, P., Schmitt, I., Schultz, M., Yahr, R., Hibbett, D. S., Lutzoni, F., McLaughlin, D. J., Spatafora, J. W. & Vilgalys, R. 2006 In : Nature.443, p. 818-8225 p.
An antibacterial hydroxy fusidic acid analogue from Acremonium crotocinigenumEvans, L., Hedger, J. N., Brayford, D., Stavri, M., Smith, E., O'Donnell, G., Gray, A. I., Griffith, G. W. & Gibbons, S. 2006 In : Phytochemistry.67, 19, p. 2110-21145 p.
Genetic variability and chromosome-length polymorphisms of the witches' broom pathogen Crinipellis perniciosa from various plant hosts in South AmericaRincones, J., Mazotti, G. D., Griffith, G. W., Pomela, A., Figueira, A., Leal Jr, G. A., Queiroz, M. V., Pereira, J. F., Azevedo, R. A., Pereira, G. A. & Meinhardt, L. W. 2006 In : Mycological Research.110, 7, p. 821-83212 p.
The rapid differentiation of Streptomyces isolates using Fourier transform infrared spectroscopyZhao, H. J., Parry, R. L., Ellis, D. I., Griffith, G. W. & Goodacre, R. 2006 In : Vibrational Spectroscopy.40, 2, p. 213-2186 p.
A molecular phylogeny of the flagellated fungi (Chytridiomycota) and description of a new phylum (Blastocladiomycota)James, T. Y., Letcher, P. M., Longcore, J. E., Mozley-Standridge, S. E., Porter, D., Powell, M. J., Griffith, G. W. & Vilgalys, R. 2006 In : Mycologia.98, 6, p. 860-87112 p.
Vacuum packing: A model system for laboratory-scale silage fermentationsJohnson, H. E., Merry, R. J., Davies, D. R., Kell, D. B., Theodorou, M. K. & Griffith, G. W. 2005 In : Journal of Applied Microbiology.98, 1, p. 106-1138 p.
Effects of manipulating the protein content of white clover on silage qualityWinters, A. L., Minchin, F. R., Davies, Z., Kingston-Smith, A. H., Theodorou, M. K., Griffith, G. W. & Merry, R. J. 2004 In : Animal Feed Science and Technology.116, 3-4, p. 3-42 p.
High-throughput metabolic fingerprinting of legume silage fermentations via Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy and chemometricsJohnson, H. E., Broadhurst, D. I., Kell, D. B., Theodorou, M. K., Merry, R. J. & Griffith, G. W. 2004 In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology.70, 3, p. 1583-159210 p.
Microbial counts in different sites of the gastro-intestinal tract of the horseYáñez-Ruiz, D. R., Moore-Colyer, M. J. S., Longland, A. C., Walsh, C., Bakewell, E. L., Kirk, A., Grime, E., Northover, A., Davies, D. R., Griffith, G. W. & Newbold, J. 2004
Witches' brooms and frosty pods: threats to world cacao productionGriffith, G. W. 2004 In : Biologist.51, 2, p. 71-755 p.
Use of stable isotopes in fungal ecologyGriffith, G. W. 2004 In : Mycologist.18, 4, p. 177-1837 p.
Agricultural management affects communities of culturable root-endophytic fungi in temperate grasslandsWilberforce, E. M., Boddy, L., Griffiths, R. & Griffith, G. W. 2003 In : Soil Biology and Biochemistry.35, 8, p. 1143-115412 p.
Witches' brooms and frosty pods: two major pathogens of cacaoGriffith, G. W., Nenninger, A., Hedger, J. N., Nicholson, J. & Birch, R. N. 2003 In : New Zealand Journal of Botany.41, 3, p. 423-43513 p.
Food quality and microbial succession in ageing earthworm casts: standard microbial indices and metabolic fingerprintingScullion, J., Goodacre, R., Elliott, G. N., Huang, W., Worgan, H., Gwynn-Jones, D., Griffith, G. W., Darby, R. M., Bailey, M. J., Clegg, C. D. & Draper, J. H. 2003 p. 5-62 p.
Use of earthworm casts to validate FT-IR spectroscopy as a 'sentinel' technology for high-throughput monitoring of global changes in microbial ecologyScullion, J., Elliott, G. N., Huang, W., Goodacre, R., Worgan, H., Darby, R. M., Bailey, M. J., Gwynn-Jones, D., Griffith, G. W., Winson, M. K., Williams, P. A., Clegg, C. D. & Draper, J. 2003 In : Pedobiologia.47, 5-6, p. 440-4467 p.
A novel method to study the silage metabolomeJohnson, H. E., Broadhurst, D. I., Griffith, G. W., Kell, D. B., Merry, R. J., Gechie, L. M. (ed.) & Thomas, C. (ed.) 2002 p. 378-3792 p.
Ecology and diversity of waxcap (Hygrocybe spp.) fungiGriffith, G. W., Easton, G. L. & Jones, A. W. 2002 In : Botanical Journal of Scotland.54, 1, p. 7-2216 p.
Differentiation of Phytophthora infestans sporangia from other airborne biological particles by flow cytometryDay, J. P., Griffith, G. W. & Kell, D. B. 2002 In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology.p. 37-459 p.
High-throughput optimisation of additive compounds for improved red clover silageJohnson, H. E., Merry, R. J., Kell, D. B., Theodorou, M. K., Broadhurst, D. I., Griffith, G. W., Durand, J. . L. (ed.), Emile, J. . C. (ed.), Huyghe, C. (ed.) & Lemaire, G. (ed.) 2002 p. 206-2072 p.
Effect of genotype of Trifolium repens on mycorrhizal symbiosis with Glomus mosseaeEason, W. R., Webb, K. J., Michaelson-Yeates, T. P. T., Abberton, M. T., Griffith, G. W., Culshaw, C. M., Hooker, J. E. & Dhanoa, M. S. 2001 In : Journal of Agricultural Science.137, 1, p. 27-3610 p.
Cyllamyces aberensis gen. nov, sp. nov.: a new anaerobic gut fungus with branched sporangiophores isolated from cattleOzkose, E., Thomas, B. J., Davies, D. R., Griffith, G. W. & Theodorou, M. K. 2001 In : Canadian Journal of Botany.79, 6, p. 666-6738 p.