Further information

Selected publications

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: (Eds M. Krings, C.J. Harper, N.R. Cuneo, & B.W. Rothwell), Transformative Paleobotany. Papers to Commemorate the Life and Legacy of Thomas N. Taylor: 461–480. Academic Press, New York.

Walker, C., Harper, C.J., Brundrett, M.C. & Krings, M. (2018). Looking for arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in the fossil record : an illustrated guide. In: (Eds M. Krings, C.J. Harper, R.C. Cuneo, & G. W. Rothwell), Transformative Paleobotany. Papers to Commemorate the Life and Legacy of Thomas N. Taylor: 481–517. Academic Press, New York.

Walker, C., Gollotte, A., & Redecker, D. (2018) A new genus, Planticonsortium (Mucoromycotina), and new combination (P. tenue), for the fine root endophyte, Glomus tenue (basionym Rhizophagus tenuis). Mycorrhiza, 28: 1–7.

Melo, C.D., Luna, S., Krüger, C., Walker, C., et. al. (2017) Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal community composition associated with Juniperus brevifolia in native Azorean forest. Acta Oecologica, 79: 48–61.

Redecker, D., Schüßler, A., Stockinger, H., Stürmer, S.L., Morton, J.B. & Walker, C. (2013) An evidence-based consensus for the classification of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (Glomeromycota). Mycorrhiza 23: 515–31.

Walker, C. (2013) Arbuscular mycorrhiza in the living collections at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh. Sibbaldia, 11: 143–158.

Krüger M., Krüger C., Walker C., Stockinger H. & Schüßler A. (2012) Phylogenetic reference data for systematics and phylotaxonomy of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi from phylum to species level. New Phytologist, 193: 970-984.

Schüßler, A., Schwarzott, D. & Walker, C. (2001) A new fungal phylum, the Glomeromycota: evolution and phylogeny. Mycological Research, 105: 1413-1421.

Walker, C., Giovannetti, M., Avio, L., Citernesi, A.S. & Nicolson, T.H. (1995) A new fungal species forming arbuscular: Glomus viscosum. Mycological Research, 99: 1500-1506.

Membership and committees

Editorial Boards of Mycological Research, Mycorrhiza and Scottish Forestry.

Emeritus Member of the Mycological Society of America.

Fellow of the Linnean Society of London.

Former Member of the British Mycological Society.


Visiting Professor, Cranfield University (2013)

Honorary Research Fellow, University of Western Australia (2007)