Michael Krings

Research Associate
Primary office:
49-89-2180-6546


Ph.D. Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Münster, Germany, 1998

Paleobotany

Publications:

  • Taylor, T. N., M. Krings, and E. L.Taylor. 2015. Fossil Fungi. 1st Edition. Elsevier/Academic Press Inc., Amsterdam, Boston, Heidelberg, London, xv + 382 pp.
  • Taylor, T. N., M. Krings, and E. L. Taylor. 2015. Fungal diversity in the fossil record. In McLaughlin, D. J., and J. Spatafora, (eds.). Mycota VII, Part B: Systematics and Evolution, 2nd Edition, Springer Verlag, Berlin, p. 259-278.
  • Taylor, T. N., M. Krings, and E. L.Taylor. 2015. Fossil Fungi. 1st Edition. Elsevier/Academic Press Inc., Amsterdam, Boston, Heidelberg, London, xv + 382 pp.
  • Aggarwal, N, M. Krings, N. Jha, and T. N. Taylor. 2015. Unusual spheroidal inclusions in Late Permian gymnosperm pollen grains from southern India revisited: evidence of a fungal nature. Grana 54: 174–183.
  • Bauer, K, E. Kustatscher, G. Dütsch, S. Schmeißner, M. Krings, M, and J. H. A. van Konijnenburg-van Cittert. 2015. Lepacyclotes kirchneri n. sp. (Isoetales, Isoetaceae) aus dem unteren Jura von Oberfranken, Deutschland. Berichte der Naturwissenschaftlichen Gesellschaft Bayreuth 27: 429–443.
  • Harper, C. J., T. N. Taylor, M. Krings, and E. L. Taylor. 2015. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in a voltzialean conifer from the Triassic of Antarctica. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 215: 76–84.
  • Harper, C. J., T. N. Taylor, M. Krings, and E. L. Taylor. 2015. Fungi associated with Glossopteris (Glossopteridales) leaves from the Permian of Antarctica: A preliminary report. Zitteliana A 55: 107–114.
  • Heinrichs, J, A. Scheben, G. E. Lee, J. Váňa, J. Schäfer-Verwimp, M. Krings, and A. R. Schmidt. 2015. Molecular and morphological evidence challenges the records of the extant liverwort Ptilidium pulcherrimum in Eocene Baltic amber. PLoS ONE 10(11): e0140977.
  • Kaasalainen, U, J. Heinrichs, M. Krings, L. Myllys, H. Grabenhorst, J. Rikkinen, and A. R. Schmidt. 2015. Alectorioid morphologies in Paleogene lichens: New evidence and re-evaluation of the fossil Alectoria succini Mägdefrau. PLoS ONE 10(6): e0129526.
  • Krings, M. and T. N. Taylor. 2015. A fungal reproductive unit from the Lower Devonian Rhynie chert (Aberdeenshire, Scotland) that demonstrates an unusual hyphal investment pattern. Scottish Journal of Geology 51: 131–139.
  • Krings, M. and T. N. Taylor. 2015. Mantled fungal reproductive units in land plant tissue from the Lower Devonian Rhynie chert. Bulletin of Geosciences 90: 1–6.
  • Krings, M., T. N. Taylor, H. Kerp, and C. Walker. 2015. Deciphering interfungal relationships in the 410-million-yr-old Rhynie chert: Sporocarp formation in glomeromycotan spores. Geobios 48: 449–458.
  • Kustatscher, E, H. Donà, and M. Krings. 2015. Sporophyll organization in the Triassic isoetalean lycopsid Lepacyclotes (formerly Annalepis) zeilleri from Germany. Paläontologische Zeitschrift 89: 303–311.
  • Sun, C, T. N. Taylor, Y. Na, T. Li, and M. Krings. 2015. Unusual preservation of a microthyriaceous fungus (Ascomycota) on Sphenobaiera (ginkgophyte foliage) from the Middle Jurassic of China. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 223: 21–30.
  • Bauer, K., E. Kustatscher, R. Butzmann, T. C. Fischer, J. H. A. van Konijnenburg-van Cittert, and M. Krings. 2014. Ginkgophytes from the upper Permian of the Bletterbach gorge (northern Italy). Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia e Stratigrafia 120(3): 271–279.
  • Heinrichs, J., X. Wang, M. S. Ignatov, and M. Krings. 2014. A Jurassic moss from Northeast China with preserved sporophytes. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 204: 50–55.
  • Hübers, M., B. Bomfleur, M. Krings, C. Pott, and H. Kerp. 2014. A reappraisal of Mississippian (Tournaisian and Visean) adpression floras from central and northwestern Europe. Zitteliana A 54: 39–52.
  • Krings, M. and T. N. Taylor. 2014. A mantled fungal reproductive unit from the Lower Devonian Rhynie chert that demonstrates Carboniferous “sporocarp” morphology and development. Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 273: 197–205.
  • Krings, M. and T. N. Taylor. 2014. An unusual fossil microfungus with suggested affinities to the Chytri-diomycota from the Lower Devonian Rhynie chert. Nova Hedwigia 99(2): 403–412.
  • Krings, M. and T. N. Taylor.  2014.  Deciphering interfungal relationships in the 410-million-year-old Rhynie chert: An intricate interaction between two mycelial fungi.  Symbiosis 64: 53-61.
  • Krings, M., T. N. Taylor, and N. Dotzler. 2014. Microorganisms associated with the seed fern Lyginopteris oldhamia (Binney) H. Potonié (Lyginopteridales) from the Carboniferous of Great Britain. Palaeontographica, Abteilung B 290: 109–125.
  • Krings, M., T. N. Taylor, E. L. Taylor, H. Kerp, and N. Dotzler. 2014. First record of a fungal “sporocarp” from the Lower Devonian Rhynie chert. Palaeobiodiversity and Palaeoenvironments 94: 221–227.
  • Kustatscher, E., N. Dotzler, T. N. Taylor, and M. Krings. 2014. Microalgae from the Lower Devonian Rhynie chert: a new Cymatiosphaera. Zitteliana A 54: 165–169.
  • Kustatscher, E., N. Dotzler, T. N. Taylor, and M. Krings. 2014. Microfossils with suggested affinities to the Pyramimonadales (Pyramimonadophyceae, Chlorophyta) from the Lower Devonian Rhynie chert. Acta Palaeobotanica 54(2): 163–171.
  • Van Konijnenburg-Van Cittert, J.H.A., E. Kustatscher, K. Bauer, C. Pott, S. Schmeißner, G. Dütsch, and M. Krings. 2014. A Selaginellites from the Rhaetian of Wüstenwelsberg (Upper Franconia, Germany). Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 272: 115–127.
  • Bauer, K, L. Grauvogel-Stamm, E. Kustatscher, and M. Krings. 2013.   Fossil ginkgophyte seedlings from the Triassic of France resemble modern Ginkgo biloba. BMC Evolutionary Biology 13: 177.
  • Bauer, K, E. Kustatscher, and M. Krings. 2013. The ginkgophytes from the German Kupferschiefer (Permian), with considerations on the taxonomic history and use of Baiera and Sphenobaiera. Bulletin of Geosciences 88: 539–556.
  • Harper, C. J., T. N. Taylor, M. Krings, and E. L. Taylor. 2013. Mycorrhizal symbiosis in the Paleozoic seed fern Glossopteris from Antarctica. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 192: 22–31.
  • Kerp, H, C. Wellman, M. Krings, P. Kearney, and H. Hass. 2013. Reproductive organs and in situ spores of Asteroxylon mackiei Kidston et Lang, the most complex plant from the Lower Devonian Rhynie Chert. International Journal of Plant Sciences 174: 293–308.
  • Klymiuk, A. A., C. J. Harper, D. S. Moore, E. L. Taylor, T. N. Taylor, and M. Krings. 2013. Reinvestigating Carboniferous “actinomycetes”: authigenic formation of biomimetic carbonates provides insight into early diagenesis of permineralized plants. Palaios 28: 80–92.
  • Klymiuk, A. A., T. N. Taylor, E. L. Taylor, and M. Krings. 2013. Paleomycology of the Princeton Chert I. Fossil hyphomycetes associated with the early Eocene aquatic angiosperm, Eorhiza arnoldii, Mycologia 105: 521–529.
  • Klymiuk, A. A., T. N. Taylor, E. L. Taylor, and M. Krings. 2013. Paleomycology of the Princeton Chert II. Dark septate fungi in the aquatic angiosperm Eorhiza arnoldii indicate a diverse assemblage of root-colonizing fungi during the Eocene. Mycologia 105: 1100–1109.
  • Krings, M., and T. N. Taylor. 2013. Zwergimyces vestitus (Kidston et W.H. Lang) nov. comb., a fungal reproductive unit enveloped in a hyphal mantle from the Lower Devonian Rhynie chert. Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology 190: 15–19.
  • Krings, M., T. N. Taylor, and N. Dotzler. 2013. Fossil evidence of the zygomycetous fungi. Persoonia 30: 1–10.
  • Krings, M., T. N. Taylor, N. Dotzler, and C. J. Harper. 2013. Frankbaronia velata nov. sp., a putative peronosporomycete oogonium containing multiple oospores from the Lower Devonian Rhynie chert. Zitteliana A 53: 23–30. 
  • Krings, M., J. F. White, N. Dotzler, and C. J. Harper. 2013. A putative zygomycetous fungus with mantled zygosporangia and apposed gametangia from the Lower Coal Measures (Carboniferous) of Great Britain. International Journal of Plant Sciences 174: 269–277.

 


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