Deyi Wang

Deyi Wang

I am fascinated about the diversity of orchids, especially those peculiar “cheaters” who is living on “naive” fungal partners. My PhD project focuses on the ecological drivers and evolutionary dynamics of orchid mycorrhiza, namely, the symbiotic relationship between orchids and mycorrhizal fungi. 

Keywords

Orchid mycorrhiza, Mycoheterotrophy, Phylogenetics, biogeography, ecological drivers, niche modeling