Describe the relationship between Arbuscular Myccorhyzal fungi and plants

Arbuscular Myccorhyzal fungi (AMF) are fungi which grow onto the roots of plants. In exchange for some carbon from the plant, the fungi act as an extension to the root space available to the plant. This provides the plant with more phosphates and nitrates, which can be used to form important molecules such as ATP, DNA, Pi, etc...

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