Publikationen - Allgemeine und spezielle Botanik


Redeña-Santos, J.C., Van Thao, D., Schnittler, M., Dagamac, N.H. 2018: Composition and occurrence of myxomycete assemblages in protected and unprotected plantation forests: a comparative study from Thai Nguyen City, Northern Vietnam. Plant Ecology and Evolution 151 (2): 231-240.

Borg Dahl, M., Shchepin O.N., Schunk, C., Menzel, A., Novozhilov, Y.K., Schnittler, M. 2018: The fruits reflect the forest – A four year survey reveals a coherent pattern between distribution of fruit bodies and soil amoebae populations for nivicolous myxomycetes in the German Alps. Scientific Reports 8:11662.


Dagamac, N.H.A., dela Cruz, T.E.E., Rea-Maminta, M.A.D., Aril-dela Cruz J.V., Schnittler, M. 2017: Rapid assessment of myxomycete diversity in the Bicol Peninsula, Philippines. - Nova Hedwigia 104: 31-46.

Dagamac, N.H.A., Hoffmann, M., Novozhilov, Y.K., Schnittler, M. 2017: Myxomycetes from the highlands of Ethiopia. - Nova Hedwigia 104: 111-127.

Dagamac, N.H.A., Novozhilov, Y.K., Stephenson, L.S., Rojas, C., dela Cruz, T.E.E., Unterseher, M., Schnittler, M. 2017: Biogeographical assessment of myxomycete assemblages across the Tropics. - J Biogeogr. 44: 1524-1536.

Erastova, D.A., Novozhilov, Y.K., Schnittler, M. 2017: Nivicolous myxomycetes of the Khibiny Mountains, Kola Peninsula, Russia. - Nova Hedwigia 104: 85-110.

Feng, Y., Schnittler, M. 2017: Molecular or morphological species? Myxomycete diversity in a deciduous forest in northeastern Germany. - Nova Hedwigia 104: 359-380.

Novozhilov, Y.K., Erastova, D.A., Shchepin, O., Schnittler, M., Alexandrova, V.A., Popov, E.N., Kuznetzov, A.N. 2017: Myxomycetes associated with monsoon lowland high-stem semi-deciduous tropical forests in Southern Vietnam. - Nova Hedwigia 104: 143-182.

Novozhilov, Y.K., Schnittler, M., Erastova, D.A., Shchepin, O. 2017: Myxomycetes of the Sikhote-Alin State Nature Biosphere Reserve (Far East, Russia). - Nova Hedwigia 104: 183-209.

Schnittler, M. & Kirschner, R. 2017: Editorial: Myxomycete Research in the molecular age. - Nova Hedwigia 104: 1-4.

Schnittler, M., Shchepin, O., Dagamac, N.H.A., Borg Dahl, M., Novozhilov, Y.K. 2017: Barcoding myxomycetes with molecular markers: challenges and opportunities. - Nova Hedwigia 104: 323-341.

Dagamac, N.H.A., Rojas, C., Novozhilov, Y.K., Moreno, G.H., Schlueter, R., Schnittler, M., 2017: Speciation in progress? A phylogeographic study among populations of Hemitrichia serpula (Myxomycetes). PLoS ONE 12(4): e0174825.

Stephenson, S.L., Schnittler, M. 2017: Myxomycetes. In: Archibald, J.M., Simpson, A.G.B., Slamovits, C.H., Margulis, L., Melkonian, M., Chapman, D.J., Corliss, J.O. (eds.) Handbook of the Protists. 2nd ed., Springer, pp. 1405-1432. http://dx.doi:10.1007/978-3-319-32669-6_44-1

Leontyev, D.V, Schnittler, M. 2017: Chapter 3. The phylogeny of myxomycetes. – In: Stephenson, S.L., Rojas, C., (eds.): Myxomycetes – Biology, Systematics, Biogeography and Ecology. Elsevier, Academic press, pp. 83-105.

Novozhilov, Y.K., Rollins, A, Schnittler, M. 2017: Chapter 8. Ecology and distribution of myxomycetes. – In: Stephenson, S.L., Rojas, C., (eds.): Myxomycetes – Biology, Systematics, Biogeography and Ecology. Elsevier, Academic press, pp. 253-297.

Schnittler, M., Dagamac, N.H.A., Novozhilov, Y.K. 2017: Chapter 9. Biogeographical patterns in myxomycetes. – In: Stephenson, S.L., Rojas, C., (eds.): Myxomycetes – Biology, Systematics, Biogeography and Ecology. Elsevier, Academic press, pp. 299-331.

Wilmking, M., Buras, A., Eusemann, P., Schnittler, M., Trouillier, M., Würth, D., Lange, J., van der Maaten-Theunissen, M., and Juday, G.P. 2017: High frequency growth variability of white spruce clones does not differ from non-clonal trees at Alaskan treelines. Dendrochronologia 44: 187-192.  http://dx.doi:10.1016/j.dendro.2017.05.005

Borg Dahl, M., Brejnrod, A.D., Unterseher, M., Hoppe, T., Feng, Y., Novozhilov, Y.K., Sørensen, S.J., Schnittler, M. 2017: Genetic barcoding of dark-spored myxomycetes (Amoebozoa) – identification, evaluation and application of a sequence similarity threshold for species differentiation in NGS studies. Molecular Ecology Resources 17: 1-13. http://dx.doi:10.1111/1755-0998.12725

Schnittler, M., Nursafina, A., Peterson, A., Peterson, P., Barnick, C., Klahr, A. 2017: Studies of life history of Gagea graeca (Liliaceae) based on morphological and molecular methods. Botanical Studies 58: 40. http://dx.doi:10.1186/s40529-017-0194-6

Shchepin, O.N., Dagamac, N.H., Sanchez, O.M., Novozhilov, Y.K., Schnittler, M., Zemlyanskaya, I.V. 2017: DNA barcoding as a tool for identification of plasmodia and sclerotia of myxomycetes (Myxogastria) appearing in moist chamber cultures". Mycosphere 8(10): 1904-1913. http://dx.doi:10.5943/mycosphere/8/10/13

König, P. 2017: Botanischer Garten Greifswald. Führer durch die Gewächshäuser, das Freiland und das Arboretum. – 2. Aufl., 136 S., Greifswald: Botanischer Garten (ISBN 978-3-00-056769-8).

König, P. 2017: Plant diversity and dynamics in chalk quarries on the islands of Rügen and Wolin (Western Pomerania/Germany and Poland). Biodiv. Res. Conserv. 47: 23–39 http://dx.doi:10.1515/biorc-2017-0014

Rütz, T. & T. Weiß 2017: Das „grüne“ Gedächtnis Greifswalds. Zur Geschichte des Botanischen Gartens und seiner Bauten.  Greifswalder Beiträge zur Stadtgeschichte, Denkmalpflege, Stadtsanierung 11: 4–19.


Bálint M., Bahram M., Eren A.M., Faust K., Fuhrman J.A., Lindahl B., O’Hara R.B., Öpik M., Sogin M.L., Unterseher M., Tedersoo L. 2016: Millions of reads, thousands of taxa: microbial community structure and associations analyzed via marker genes. - FEMS Microbiology Reviews 40: 686-700.

Buras, A., van der Maaten-Theunissen, M., van der Maaten, E., Ahlgrimm, S., Hermann, P., Simard, S, Heinrich, I., Helle, G., Unterseher, M., Schnittler, M., Eusemann, P., Wilmking, M. 2016: Tuning the voices of a choir: Detecting ecological gradients in time-series populations. PloS One 11: e0158346.

Dadamouny, M.A., Unterseher, M., König, P., Schnittler, M. 2016: Population performance of Moringa peregrina (Forssk.) Fiori at the Sinai Peninsula, Egypt in the last decades: Consequences for its conservation. - J. Nature Cons. 34: 65-74.

Eusemann P., Schnittler M., Nilsson H.R., Jumpponen A., Dahl M.B., Würth D.G., Buras A., Wilmking M. & Unterseher M. (2016) Habitat conditions and phenological tree traits overrule the influence of tree genotype in the needle mycobiome-Picea glauca system at an arctic treeline ecotone. - New Phytologist 211: 1221-1231.

Feng, Y., Klahr, A., Janik, P., Ronikier, A., Hoppe, T., Novozhilov, Y.K., Schnittler, M. 2016: What an intron may tell: several sexual biospecies coexist in Meriderma spp. (Myxomycetes). Protist 167: 234-253.

König, P. (2016): Vegetation of Oman. – In: Hoffmann, G., M. Meschede, A. Zacke & M. Al Kindi: Field guide to the geology of northeastern Oman. – Geological Field Guides 110: 18–29, Stuttgart: Borntraeger (ISBN: 978-3-443-15099-0).

Ortiz-Miranda, A.S., P. König, H. Kahlert, F. Scholz, L. Osete-Cortina, M.T. Doménech-Carbó & A. Doménech-Carbó (2016): Voltammetric analysis of Pinus needles with physiological, phylogenetic, and forensic applications. – Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry 408: 4943–4952 (DOI: 10.1007/s00216-016-9588-7).

Peterson, A., Harpke, D., Levichev, I.G., Beisenova, S., Schnittler, M., Peterson, J. 2016: Morphological and molecular investigations of of Gagea (Liliaceae) in southeastern Kazakhstan with special reference to putative altitudinal hybrid zones. estigations of Gagea (Liliaceae) in southeastern Kazakhstan with special reference to putative altitudinal hybrid zones. Plant Syst. Evol. 302: 985-1007.

Schnittler, M., Dagamac, N.H.A., Sauke, M., Wilmking, M., Buras, A., Ahlgrimm, S., Eusemann, P. 2016: Ecological factors limiting occurrence of corticolous myxomycetes – a case study from Alaska. - Fungal Ecology 21: 16-23.

Schnittler, M., Dagamac, N.H.A., Sauke, M., Wilmking, M., Buras, A., Ahlgrimm, S., Eusemann, P. 2016: Data on corticolous myxomycetes from Alaska. - Data in Brief 7: 1196-1198.

Siddique A.B., Unterseher M. 2016: A cost-effective and efficient strategy for Illumina sequencing of fungal communities: a case study of beech endophytes identi- fied elevation as main explanatory factor for diversity and community composition. - Fungal Ecology 20: 175-185.

Solis M.J., dela Cruz T.E., Schnittler M., Unterseher M. 2016: The diverse community of leaf-inhabiting fungal endophytes from Philippine natural forests reflects phylogenetic patterns of their host plant species Ficus benjamina, F. elastica and F. religiosa. - Mycoscience: 57: 96-106.

Unterseher M., Siddique A.B., Brachmann A., Peršoh D. 2016: Diversity and composition of the leaf mycobiome of beech (Fagus sylvatica) are affected by local habitat conditions and leaf biochemistry. - Plos ONE 11, e0152878. 1371/journal.pone.0152878

Unterseher, M. 2011: Diversity of Fungal Endophytes in Temperate Forest Trees. In: Endophytes of Forest Trees: Biology and Applications, A.M. Pirttilä, ed. (Springer Netherlands), pp. 31–46.


Alfaro, J.R.A., Alcayde, D.L.I.M., Agbulos, J.B., Dagamac, N.H.A., dela Cruz, T.E.E. 2015. The occurrence of myxomycetes from a lowland montane forest and agricultural plantations of Negros Occidental, Western Visayas, Philippines. Fine Focus 1: 7–20.

Beisenova, S., Peterson, A., Peterson, J., Bersimbayev, R.I., Klahr, A., Schnittler, M. 2015: On the limits of drought – life history of Gagea bulbifera. - Flora 210: 72-79.

Clissmann, F., Fiore-Donno, A.M., Hoppe, B., Krüger, D., Kahl, T., Unterseher, M., Schnittler, M. 2015: First insight into dead wood protistean diversity: a molecular sampling of bright-spored Myxomycetes (Amoebozoa, slime moulds) in decaying beech logs. - FEMS Microbial Ecol., 91: fiv50.

Dadamouny, M.A., Schnittler, M. 2015: Evidence for a rapid climate change in Sinai, Egypt. J. Water & Climate Change 7: 393-414.

Dagamac, N.H.A., dela Cruz, T.E.E. 2015. Myxomycete research in the Philippines: Updates & Opportunities. Mycosphere 6:784–795.

Dagamac, N.H.A., Rea-Maminta, M.A.D., Batungbacal, N.S., Jung, S.H., Bulang, C.R.T., Cayago, A.G.R., dela Cruz, T.E.E. 2015. Diversity of plasmodial slime molds (myxomycetes) on coastal, mountain, and community forest of Puerto Galera, Oriental Mindoro, Philippines. J Asia Pac. Biodivers. 8:322–329.

Dagamac, N.H.A., Rea-Maminta, M.A.D., dela Cruz, T.E.E. 2015.Plasmodial slime molds of a tropical karst forest, Quezon National Park, the Philippines. Pac. Sci. 69: 411–422.

Feng, Y., Schnittler, M. 2015: Sex or no sex? Independent marker genes and group I introns reveal the existence of three sexual but reproductively isolated biospecies in Trichia varia (Myxomycetes).  – Org. Divers. Evol. 15: 631-650.

Hoppe, T., Kutschera, U. 2015: Species-specific cell mobility of bacteria-feeding myxamoebae in plasmodial slime molds. - Plant Signaling & Behavior: e1074368.

Hoppe, T., Schnittler, M. 2015: Characterization of myxomycetes in two different soils by TRFLP analysis of partial 18S rRNA sequences. - Mycosphere 6(2): 216-227.

Leontyev, D., Schnittler, M., Stephenson, S.L. 2015: A critical revision of the Tubifera ferruginosa-complex. - Mycologia 107(5): 959–985.

König, P. (2015): Die etwas anderen Sukkulenten – Chenopodiaceae in Aserbaidschan. – Kakteen und andere Sukkulenten 66 (3): 57–65. 

König, P. & O. Fried (2015): Plant communities on the NE coast of Oman and their site conditions. – Phytocoenologia 45: 269–290 (DOI: 10.1127/phyto/2015/0027).

Nilsson R.H, Tedersoo L., Ryberg M., Kristiansson E., Hartmann M., Unterseher M., Porter T.M., Bengtsson-Palme J., Walker D.M., de Sousa F., Gamper H.A., Larsson E., Larsson K.-H., Koljalg U., Edgar R., Abarenkov K. 2015: A comprehensive, automatically updated fungal ITS sequence dataset for reference-based chimera control in environmental sequencing efforts. - Microbes and Environments 30: 145-150.

Piepenbring M., Hofmann T.A., Miranda E., Càceres O., Unterseher M. 2015: Leaf shedding and seasonal weather changes shape the phenology of fungi in tropical dry seasonal forests – lessons from two years of monthly surveys in southwestern Panama. - Fungal Ecology 18: 83-92.

Rea-Maminta, M.A.D., Dagamac, N.H.A., Huyop, F.S., Wahab, R.A.B., dela Cruz, T.E.E. 2015. Comparative diversity and heavy metal biosorption of myxomycetes from forest patches on ultramafic and volcanic soils. Chemistry & Ecology 31:741–753.

Schnittler, M., Novozhilov, Y.K., Shadwick, J.D.L., Spiegel, F.W., García-Carvajal, E., König, P. 2015: What substrate cultures can reveal: Myxomycetes and myxomycete-like organisms from the Sultanate of Oman. - Mycosphere 6(3): 356–384.

Schnittler. M., Erastova, D.A., Shchepin, O.N., Heinrich, E., Novozhilov, Y.K. 2015: Four years in the Caucasus – observations on the ecology of nivicolous myxomycetes. - Fungal Ecology 14: 105-115.


Eusemann, P., Herzig, P., Kieß, M., Ahlgrimm, S., Herrmann, P., Wilmking, M., Schnittler, M. 2014: Three microsatellite multiplex PCR assays allowing high resolution genotyping of white spruce, Picea glauca. - Silvae Genetica 63: 230-234.

Hoppe, T., Schwippert, W.W. 2014: Hydrophobicity of myxomycete spores: An undescribed aspect of spore ornamentation. - Mycosphere, 5(4): 601-606.

König, P. (2014): Botanischer Garten Greifswald – Sorge um historische Gewächshäuser und ihren Pflanzenbestand. – Gärtnerisch-Botanischer Brief 195: 18–22.

Leontyev, D., Schnittler, M., Moreno, G.H., Stephenson, L.S., Mitchell, D.W., Rojas C. 2014: The genus Alwisia (Myxomycetes) revalidated, with two species new to science. – Mycologia 106(5): 936-948.

Leontyev, D., Stephenson, L.S., Schnittler, M. 2014: A new species of Alwisia (Myxomycetes) from New South Wales and Tasmania. – Mycologia 106(6): 1212-1219.

Leontyev, D., Stephenson, L.S., Schnittler, M. 2014: Pseudocapillitium or true capillitium? A study of capillitial structures in Alwisia bombarda (Myxomycetes). - Nova Hedwigia 99(3-4): 441-451

Nilsson R.H., Hyde K.D., Pawlowska J., Ryberg M., Tedersoo L., Aas A.B., Alias S.A., Alves A., Anderson C.L., Antonelli A., Arnold A.E., Bahnmann B., Bahram M., Bengtsson-Palme J., Berlin A., Branco S., Chomnunti P., Dissanayake A., Drenkhan R., Friberg H., Froslev T.G., Halwachs B., Hartmann M., Henricot B., Jayawardena R., Jumpponen A., Kauserud H., Koskela S., Kulik T., Liimatainen K., Lindahl B., Lindner D., Liu J.-K., Maharachchikumbura S., Manamgoda D., Martinsson S., Neves M.A., Niskanen T., Nylinder S., Pereira O.L., Pinho D.B., Porter T.M., Queloz V., Riit T., Sanchez-Garcia M., de Sousa F., Stefaczyk E., Tadych M., Takamatsu S., Tian Q., Udayanga D., Unterseher M., Wang Z., Wikee S., Yan J., Larsson E., Larsson K.-H., Koljalg U., Abarenkov K. 2014: Improving ITS sequence data for identification of plant pathogenic fungi. -Fungal Diversity 67: 11-19.

Shchepin, O., Novozhilov, Y.K., Schnittler, M. 2014: Nivicolous myxomycetes in agar culture: some results and open problems. - Protistology 8(2): 53-61.

Solis M.J.L., Yurkov A., Dela Cruz T.E.E., Unterseher M. 2014: Leaf-inhabiting endophytic yeasts are abundant but unevenly distributed in three Ficus species from botanical garden greenhouses in Germany. - Mycological Progress 14: 1019.


Bengtsson-Palme J., Ryberg M., Hartmann M., Branco S., Wang Z., Godhe A., De Wit P., Sanchez-Garcia M., Ebersberger I., de Sousa F., Amend A., Jumpponen A., Unterseher M., Kristiansson E., Abarenkov K., Bertrand Y., Sanli K., Eriksson M., Vik U., Veldre V., Nilsson, R.H. 2013: Improved software detection and extraction of ITS1 and ITS2 from ribosomal ITS sequences of fungi and other eukaryotes for analysis of environmental sequencing data.  -Methods in Ecology and Evolution 4(10): 914-919.

Erastova, D.A., Okun, M., Novozhilov, Y.K., Schnittler, M. 2013: Phylogenetic position of the enigmatic myxomycete Kelleromyxa fimicola based on SSU rDNA sequences. - Mycol. Progress 12: 599–608.

Eusemann, P., Petzold, A., Thevs, N., Schnittler, M. 2013: Growth patterns and genetic structure of Populus euphratica Oliv. (Salicaceae) forests in NW China. - Forest Ecology and Management 297: 27-36.

Fiore-Donno, A.M., Clissmann, F., Meyer, M., Schnittler, M., Cavalier-Smith, T. 2013: Two-gene phylogeny of bright-spored myxomycetes (slime moulds, superorder Lucisporidia). - PLoS One 8(5): e62586.

Hoppe, T., Kutschera U. 2013: Chromosome numbers in representative myxomycetes: a cytogenetic study. - Mycological Progress, 13(1): 189-192.

Horn, K., Franke, T., Unterseher, M., Schnittler, M. & Beenken, L. 2013: Gametophytes of Diphasiastrum alpinum (Lycopodiaceae) are associated with ericoid mycorrhiza including Sebacinales group B. - American J. Bot. 100: 1-17.

König, P. (2013): Haltbare Etiketten … waren schon immer ein Problem. – Gärtnerisch-Botanischer Brief 191: 12.

Novozhilov, Y.K., Okun, M.V., Erastova, D.A., Shchepin, O.N., Zemlyanskaya, I.V., García-Carvajal, E., Schnittler. M. 2013: Description, culture and phylogenetic position of a new xerotolerant species of Physarum. - Mycologia 105, 1535-1546.

Novozhilov, Y.K., Schnittler, M., Erastova, D.A., Okun, M.V., Schepin, O.N. & Heinrich, E. 2013: Diversity of nivicolous myxomycetes of the Teberda State Biosphere Reserve (Northwestern Caucasus, Russia). - Fungal Diversity 59: 109–130

Petzold, A., Pfeiffer, T., Jansen, F., Eusemann, P., Schnittler, M. 2013: Sex ratios and clonal growth in dioecious Populus euphratica Oliv., Xinjiang Prov., Western China. – Trees 27: 729-744.

Pfeiffer, T., Harter, D.E.V., Formella, N. & Schnittler, M. 2013: Reproductive isolation vs. inter-breeding between Gagea lutea (L.) Ker Gawl. and G. pratensis (Pers.) Dumort. (Liliaceae) and their putative hybrids in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania. - Plant. Spec. Biol. 28: 193-203.

Rilke, S., Najmi, U., Schnittler, M. 2013: Contributions to “E-Taxonomy”. A Virtual Approach to the Flora of Mongolia (FloraGREIF) - Feddes Rep. 123: 219-232.

Schnittler, M., Novozhilov. Y.K., Carvajal, E. & Spiegel, F.W. 2013: Myxomycete diversity in the Tarim basin and eastern Tian-Shan, Xinjiang Prov., China. - Fungal Diversity 59: 91–108

Schnittler, M., Peterson, A., Peterson, J., Beisenova, S., Bersimbayev, R.I., Pfeiffer, T. 2013: Minor differences with big consequences: reproductive patterns in the genus Gagea (Liliaceae). - Flora 208: 591-598.

Unterseher M., Gazis R., Chaverri P., Garcia Guarniz C.F., Zavaleta Tenorio D.H. 2013: Endophytic fungi from Peruvian highland and lowland habitats form distinctive and host plant-specific assemblages. - Biodiversity and Conservation 22(4): 999-1016.

Unterseher, M., Peršoh, D., Schnittler, M. 2013: Leaf-inhabiting endophytic fungi of European Beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) co-occur in leaf litter but are rare on decaying wood of the same host. - Fungal Diversity 60: 43-54


Barthelmes A., de Klerk P., Prager A., Unterseher M., Joosten H. 2012: Expanding NPP analysis to eutrophic and forested sites: Significance of NPPs in a Holocene wood peat section (NE Germany).  - Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 186: 22-37.

Bengtsson J., Hartmann M., Unterseher M., Vaishampayan P., Abarenkov K., Durso L., Bik E.M., Garey J.R., Eriksson K.M., Nilsson R.H. 2012: Megraft: A software package to graft ribosomal small subunit (16S/18S) fragments onto full-length sequences for accurate species richness and sequencing depth analysis in pyrosequencing-length metagenomes. - Research in Microbiology 163(6-7):407-12.

Fiore-Donno, A.M., Kamono, A., Meyer, M., Schnittler, M., Fukui, M. & Cavalier-Smith, T, 2012: 18S rDNA Phylogeny of Lamproderma and allied genera (Stemonitales, Myxomycetes, Amoebozoa). PLoS ONE 7(4): e35359.

Pfeiffer, T., Klahr, A., Peterson, A., Levichev, I., & Schnittler, M. 2012: No sex at all? Extremely low genetic diversity in Gagea spathacea (Liliaceae) across Europe. - Flora 207: 372–378.

König, P. (2012): Plant life in the Umm as Samim, Oman – a case study in a major inland sabkha. – Journal of Arid Environments 85: 122–127 (DOI: 10.1016/j.jaridenv.2012.06.007). 

König, P. (2012): Botanischer Garten der Universität Greifswald. Zwei lohnenswerte Gartenziele in Ostseenähe. – Gartenpraxis 38 (8): 70–72.

Schnittler, M., Novozhilov, Y.K., Romeralo, M. & Brown, M. 2012: Myxomycetes and Myxomycete-like organisms. Englers Syllabus of Plant Families, Vol. 4, pp. 40-88.

Scholysik A., Unterseher M., Otto P., Wirth C. 2012: Spatio-temporal dy- namics of endophyte diversity in the canopy of European Ash (Fraxinus excelsior). - Mycological Progress 12: 291.

Unterseher M., Petzold A. & Schnittler M. 2012: Xerotolerant foliar endophytic fungi of Populus euphratica from the Tarim River Basin, Central China are conspecic to endophytic ITS phylotypes of Populus tremula from temperate Europe. - Fungal Diversity 54: 133–142.


Bennert, W.H., Horn, K., Kauth, M., Fuchs, J., Jakobsen, I.S.B., Øllgaard, B., Schnittler, M., Steinberg, M. & Viane, R. 2011: Flow cytometry confirms reticulate evolution and reveals triploidy in Central European Diphasiastrum taxa (Lycopodiaceae, Lycophyta). - Ann. Bot. 108: 867–876.

Fiore-Donno, A. M., Novozhilov, Y. K., Meyer, M. & Schnittler, M. 2011: Genetic structure of two protist species (Myxogastria, Amoebozoa) reveals possible predominant asexual reproduction in sexual amoebae. - PLoS ONE 6: e22872.

König, P. (2011): Pflanzenfundus von A bis Z. Die Sammlungen der Botanik. – In: Dahlenburg, B. (Hrsg.): Wissen sammeln. Die digitalisierten Schätze der Greifswalder Universität. Sammlungsobjekte der Botanik, Zoologie sowie Ur- und Frühgeschichte, S. 17, Greifswald: EMAU (ISBN 978-3-86006-362-0).

Peterson, A., Levichev, I., Peterson, J., Harpke, D. & Schnittler, M. 2011: New insights into the phylogeny and taxonomy of Chinese species of Gagea (Liliaceae) – speciation through hybridization. Org. Divers. Evol. 11: 387-407.

Pfeiffer, T., Klahr, A., Heinrich, A. & Schnittler, M. 2011: Does sex makes a difference? Genotypic diversity and spatial genetic structure in two co-occurring Gagea species with contrasting reproductive strategies (G. lutea, G. spathacea, Liliaceae). - Plant Syst. Evol. 292: 189–201.

Pfeiffer, T., Roschanski, A., Pannell, J., Korbecka, G. & Schnittler, M. 2011: Using SSR fingerprints for genotyping in highly polyploid Mercurialis perennis (Euphorbiaceae). - J. Heredity 102: 479–488.

Rühl, J. & Schnittler, M. 2011: An empirical test of neighbourhood effect and safe-site effect on colonization of abandoned Mediterranean vineyards by woody plants. - Acta Oecologica 37: 71–78.

Schnittler, M., Kummer, V., Kuhnt, A., Krieglsteiner, L., Flatau, L., & Müller, M. 2011: Rote Liste und Gesamtartenliste der Schleimpilze (Myxomycetes) Deutschlands. Schr.R. Vegetationskunde 70, 125–234.

Stephenson, S.L., Fiore-Donno, A.M. & Schnittler, M. 2011: Myxomycetes in Soil. - Soil Biology & Biochemistry 43: 2237-2242.

Unterseher, M., Jumpponen, A., Öpik, M., Tedersoo, L., Moora, M., Dormann, C. & Schnittler, M. 2011: Species abundance distributions and richness estimations in fungal metagenomics – lessons learned from community ecology. - Molecular Ecology 20: 275–285.


Begerow, D., Nilsson, H., Unterseher, M., Maier, W. 2010: Current state and perspectives of fungal DNA barcoding and rapid identification procedures. - Applied Microbiology & Biotechnology 87: 99-108.

König, P. (2010): Zum Vorkommen von Elymus obtusiflorus in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. – Botanischer Rundbrief f. Meckl.-Vorp. 46: 26–32, Neubrandenburg.

Nilsson, R.H., Veldre, V., Hartmann, M., Unterseher, M., Amend, A., Bergsten, J., Kristiansson, E., Ryberg, M., Jumpponen, A., Abarenkov, K. 2010: An open source software package for automated extraction of ITS1 and ITS2 from fungal ITS sequences for use in high-throughput community assays and molecular ecology. - Fungal Ecology 3, 284-287.

Rojas, C., Schnittler, M. & Stephenson, S.L. 2010: A review of the Costa Rican myxomycetes (Amoebozoa). Brenesia 73-74: 39-57.

Schnittler, M. & Eusemann, P. 2010: Consequences of genotyping errors for estimation of clonality - a case study from Populus euphratica Oliv. (Salicaceae). Evol. Ecol 24: 1417–1432.

Schnittler, M., Unterseher, M., Pfeiffer, T., Novozhilov, Y.K. & Fiore-Donno, A.M. 2010: Ecology of sandstone ravine myxomycetes from Saxonian Switzerland (Germany) - Nova Hedwigia 90: 227–302.

Unterseher, M. & Schnittler, M. 2010: Species richness analysis and ITS rDNA phylogeny revealed the majority of cultivable foliar endophytes from beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) - Fungal Ecology 3: 366–378.


Eusemann, P., Fehrenz, S., Schnittler, M. 2009: Development of two microsatellite multiplex PCR systems for high throughput genotyping in Populus euphratica. J. Forest. Res. 20: 195–198.

Koshelova, A.P., Schnittler, M. & Novozhilov, Y.K. 2009: Protostelids of the “Stolby” State Reserve (Siberia, Eastern Sayan). - Protistology 6: 24–32

Novozhilov, Y.K., Schnittler, M. & Stephenson, S.L. 2009: Biogeographical and Ecological patterns of myxomycete assemblages in high latitude and arid areas. In: Golovatch, S.I. Makarova, O.L., Babenko, A.B., Penev, L.D. (eds). Species and communities in extreme environments. Pensoft Publ., Sofia, Moscow, 207–223.

Novozhilov, Y.K., Schnittler, M., Vlasenko, A.V. 2009: Myxomycete diversity of the Chuyskaja Depression (Altay, Russia). Mikologia I Fitopatologia 43(6): 522-534.

Novozhilov, Y.K., Schnittler, M., Vlasenko, A.V., Fevelov, K.A. 2009: Myxomycete diversity of the Altay Mountains (southwestern Siberia, Russia). Mycotaxon 111: 91–94.

Schnittler, M., Pfeiffer, T., Harter, D. & Hamann, A. 2009:. Bulbils contra seeds: Reproductive investment in two species of Gagea (Liliaceae). - Plant. Syst. Evol. 279: 29–40.

Starke, S. & Schnittler, M. 2009: Die Sammlungen des Botanischen Institutes der Ernst-Moritz-Arndt-Universität Greifswald. In: Obst, K., Reinicke, G.-B., Richter, S. & Seemann, R. [Hrsg.] Schatzkammern der Natur. Naturkundliche Sammlungen in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. - 100 S, ISBN: 978-3-00-025888-6.

Unterseher, M. & Schnittler, M. 2009: Dilution-to-extinction cultivation of leaf-inhabiting endophytic fungi in beech (Fagus sylvatica L.) – Different cultivation techniques influence fungal biodiversity assessment. Mycological Research 113: 645–654.

Wiehle, M., Eusemann, P., Thevs, N., Schnittler, M. 2009: Root suckering patterns in Populus euphratica. Trees 23: 991–1001.


Koshelova, A.P., Schnittler, M. & Novozhilov, Y.K. 2008: The Myxomycetes of the “Stolby” Reserve (Eastern Siberia, Russia): a preliminary report. - Fungal Diversity 31: 45–62.

Novozhilov, Y.K. & Schnittler, M. 2008: Myxomycete diversity and ecology in arid regions of the Great Lake Basin of western Mongolia. - Fungal Diversity 30: 97–119.

Novozhilov, Y.K., Zemlianskaia, I.V., Schnittler, M. & Stephenson, S.L. 2008: Two new species of Perichaena (Myxomycetes) from arid areas of Russia and Kazakhstan. - Mycologia 100: 810–816.

König, P. (2008): Flora und Florenwandel im Greifswalder Raum. – Tuexenia, Beiheft 1: 23–24.

König, P. (2008): Küstenlandschaften am Greifswalder Bodden. – Tuexenia, Beiheft 1: 53–71.

Rojas, C., Biffi, D, Stephenson, S.L. & Schnittler, M. 2008: Microhabitat and niche separation in species of Ceratiomyxa. - Mycologia 100: 843–850.

Schnittler, M. & Tesmer, J. 2008: A habitat colonisation model for spore-dispersed organisms – does it work with eumycetozoans? - Mycological Research 112: 697–707.

Stephenson, S.L., Schnittler, M. & Novozhilov, Y.K. 2008: Myxomycete diversity and distribution from the fossil record to the present. - Biodivers. Conserv. 17: 285–301.

Tesmer J. & Schnittler, M. 2009: Aquatic protostelids - a study from northeastern Germany. Fungal Ecology 2: 140–144.

Thevs, N., Zerbe, S., Schnittler, M., Abdusalih, N. & Succow, M. 2008: Structure, reproduction and flood-induced dynamics of riparian Tugai forests at the Tarim River in Xinjiang, NW China. - Forestry 81: 45–57.

Unterseher, M., Sickert, A., Dormann, C. & Schnittler, M. 2008: Application of species richness estimators for the assessment of fungal diversity. - FEMS Microbiol Letters 282: 205–213.


König, P. (2007): Botanischer Garten Greifswald. Führer durch die Gewächshäuser, das Freiland und das Arboretum. – 80 S., Greifswald: Botanischer Garten (ISBN 978-3-00-021739-5). 

König, P. (2007): Soil and vegetation studies in coastal halophytic communities of Oman. – Nova Hedwigia, Beih. 131: 247–264. 

Rilke, S., P. König & A. Beitz (2007): Untersuchungen an Söllen westlich von Greifswald – Morphologie, Genese, Vegetation und Belastung. – Archiv für Naturschutz und Landschaftsforschung 46 (4): 45–62.

Zemmrich, A., Oehmke, C., Schnittler, M. 2007: A scale-depending grazing gradient in an Artemisia-desert steppe? - A case study from western Mongolia. - Basic and Applied Dryland Research 1: 17–32.

Tesmer, J. & Schnittler, M. 2007: Sedimentation velocity of myxomycete spores. - Mycological Progress 6: 229–234.

Ludwig, G. & Schnittler, M. 2007: Ein verbessertes Verfahren für die Ermittlung der Verantwortlichkeit für die weltweite Erhaltung von Arten. - Natur und Landschaft 82: 536–540.


Kissling, W.D., Janice, M.L., Schnittler, M. 2006: Agamospermous seed production of the invasive tussock grass Nardus stricta L. (Poaceae) in New Zealand - evidence from pollination experiments. - Flora 201: 144–151.

König, P., C. Schäfer & E. Schubert (2006): Kalkflachmoor am Bahndamm westlich Jeeser (Landkreis Nordvorpommern) – moorstratigrafische, floristische und vegetationsökologische Untersuchungen in einem stark gefährdeten Lebensraum. – Arch. Freunde Naturg. Mecklenb. 45: 11–38.

Novozhilov, Y.K., Zemlianskaia, I.V., Schnittler, M., Stephenson, S.L. 2006: Myxomycete diversity and ecology in the arid regions of the Lower Volga River Bassin (Russia) - Fungal Diversity 23: 193–241.

Schnittler, M., Unterseher, M., Tesmer, J. 2006: Species richness and ecological characterization of myxomycetes and myxomycete-like organisms in the canopy of a temperate deciduous forest. - Mycologia 98: 223–232.


Kissling, W.D., Schnittler, M., Seddon, P.J., Dickinson, K.J.M. & Lord, J.M. 2005: Invasion ecology of the alien tussock grass Nardus stricta L. (Poaceae) at lake Pukaki, Canterbury, New Zealand. - New Zealand J. Bot. 43: 601–612.

König, P. (2005): Floren- und Landschaftswandel von Greifswald und Umgebung. – 629 S. + 2 Folien, Jena: Weissdorn (ISBN 3-936055-05-X). 

König, P., A. Böttcher & P. Steffenhagen (2005): Der ehemalige Kreidebruch Hoch Selow (Halbinsel Jasmund/Rügen) – ein Beitrag zum Zustand und zur Pflege von Kulturlandschaftsbestandteilen. – Naturschutzarbeit in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 48 (2): 34–40.

Lado, C., Eliasson, U., Stephenson, S.L., Estrada-Torres, A., Schnittler, M. 2005: (1688–1691) Proposals to conserve the names Amaurochaete against Lachnobolus, Ceratiomyxa against Famintzinia, Cribraria Pers. against Cribraria Schrad. ex J. F. Gmel. and Hemitrichia against Hyporhamma (Myxomycetes). - Taxon 54: 543–545.

Novozhilov, Y.K., Schnittler, M., Zemlianskaia, I.V. 2005: Synecology of Myxoymycetes in deserts of the Northwestern Caspian Lowland. - Mikologija i Fitopatologija 39: 40–52.

Novozhilov, Y.K., Zemlianskaia, I.V., Schnittler, M. 2005: Corticolous myxomycetes in deserts of the Northwestern Caspian Lowland. - Mikologija i Fitopatologija 39: 43–54.

Schnittler, M. 2005: Verantwortlichkeitsanalyse – Wie lassen sich Theorie und Naturschutzpraxis vereinen? In: Gruttke, H. (ed.) Ermittlung der Verantwortlichkeit für die Erhaltung mitteleuropäischer Arten. - Naturschutz und Biologische Vielfalt 8: 39–52.

Tesmer, J., Rulik, B., Spiegel, F.W., Shadwick, J., Schnittler, M. 2005: Protostelids from German Beech forests. - Mycol. Progress 4: 266–271.


König, P. & S. Rilke (2004): Vegetation pattern within a thermokarst landscape in the central Altay Mountains (West Siberia). – Feddes Repert. 115 (7/8): 574–584.

Stephenson, S.L., Schnittler, M., Lado, C. 2004: Ecological Characterization of a tropical myxomycete assemblage – Macquipucuna Cloud Forest reserve, Ecuador. - Mycologia 96: 488–497.

Stephenson, S.L., Schnittler, M., Lado, C., Estrada-Torres, A., Wrigley de Basanta, D., Landolt, J.C., Novozhilov, Y.K., Clark, J., Moore, D.L. & Spiegel, F.W. 2004: Studies of neotropical myxomycetozoans. - Syst. Geogr. Pl. 74: 87–108.


Adams, H.S., Stephenson, S.L., Ware, S., Schnittler, M. 2003: Forests of the central and southern Appalachians and eastern Virginia having beech as a major component. - Castanea 68: 222–231.

C. Lado, Estrada-Torres, A., Stephenson, S.L.,Wrigley de Basanta, D., Schnittler, M. 2003: Biodiversity assessment of myxomycetes from two tropical forest reserves in Mexico. - Fungal Diversity 12: 67–110.

Novozhilov, Y.K., Mitchell, D.W., Schnittler, M. 2003: Myxomycete biodiversity of the Colorado Plateau. - Mycological Progress 2: 243–258.

Novozhilov, Y.K., Zemlianskaia, I.V., Schnittler, M., Fefelov, K.A. 2003: An annotated checklist of the myxomycetes of the northwestern Caspian lowland. - Mikologija i Fitopatologija 37: 53–65.

Scholler, M., Schnittler, M., Piepenbring, M. 2003: Species of Antracoidea (Ustilaginales, Basidiomycota) on Cyperaceae in Arctic Europe. – Nova Hedwigia 76: 415–428.

Stephenson, S.L., Estrada-Torres, A., Schnittler, M., Lado, C., Wrigley de Basanta, D. & Ogata, N. 2003: Distribution and ecology of Myxomycetes in the forests of Yucatan. – In: Gómez-Pompa, A., Allen, M., Fedick, S. & Jimenez, J.: Lowland Maya Area: Three Millennia at the Human-Wildland Interface. - Food Product Press, New York, London, Oxford, 241–259.


Clark; J., Schnittler, M. & Stephenson, S.L. 2002: Biosystematics of the myxomycete Arcyria cinerea. - Mycotaxon 82: 343–346.

König, P. (2002): Erysimum cuspidatum im Raum Greifswald – Erstnachweise für die Flora von Mecklenburg-Vorpommern nebst Ausblick auf weitere Adventivvorkommen in Mitteleuropa. – Flor. Rundbr. 36 (1/2): 57–62. 

König, P., C. Brähmer & K. Gräf (2002): Botanischer Garten Bodrum – Kleinod an der türkischen Ägäisküste. – Der Palmengarten 66 (2): 81–88.

Schnittler, M. & Stephenson, S.L. 2002: Inflorescences of Neotropical herbs as a newly discovered microhabitat for Myxomycetes. - Mycologia 94: 6–20.

Schnittler, M. Lado, C. & Stephenson, S.L. 2002: Rapid biodiversity assessment of a tropical myxomycete assemblage - Maquipucuna Cloud Forest Reserve, Ecuador. - Fungal Diversity 9: 135–167.