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Supplemental Information

Supplemental figures and code

Fig S1 - Community similarity vs. infection load; Fig S2 - NMDS of donor and recipient communities; Fig S3 - Barcharts of taxonomic profiles; Code used to generate figures from raw data; Clustal alignment of pathogen with voucher specimen; Permanova tables

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.3226v1/supp-1

Raw data

Raw data sets for plant infection, OTU Table, metadata.

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.3226v1/supp-2

Disease progression of N. galeopsidis on P. kaalaensis

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.3226v1/supp-3

Treated P. kaalaensis individuals returned to native habaitat

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.3226v1/supp-4

Additional Information

Competing Interests

Anthony Amend is an Academic Editor for PeerJ.

Author Contributions

Geoffrey Zahn conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Anthony S Amend conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Field Study Permissions

The following information was supplied relating to field study approvals (i.e., approving body and any reference numbers):

Work with endangered plants was made possible under the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Transfer Agreement TE-043638-10

DNA Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding the deposition of DNA sequences:

Raw Illumina sequences of ITS amplicons used in this study have been deposited in the Sequence Read Archive; BioProject Accession: PRJNA342669. Sanger sequences of fungal isolates have been deposited in Genbank under the Accessions: KX988291 - KX988301.


This project was funded through the U.S. Army cooperative agreement W9126G-11-2-0066 with Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit and the NSF DEB-1255972. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.

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