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Associate Professor David Orlovich

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Evolution of plants and fungi/Molecular ecology
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Email: david.orlovich@otago.ac.nz
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Phone: +64 3 479 9060

Research Interests

  • Evolution of plants and fungi
  • Molecular ecology

Teaching Involvement

BIOL 123 Plants: How they Shape the World
BTNY202 Plant and Fungal Diversity
BTNY302 Plant Interactions
GENE 312 Evolutionary Genetics
BTNY365 Research Skills
BTNY465 Plant and Environment
BTNY 467 New Zealand Plant Ecology and Evolution

Other Activities

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Publications

Soop, K., Nilsen, A. R., Orlovich, D. A., & Dima, B. (2021). An emended subgenus Myxacium in the light of a global Cortinarius (Agaricales) phylogeny. Mycological Progress, 20(3), 247-260. doi: 10.1007/s11557-020-01665-6

Nilsen, A. R., Macrae, O. C., Andrew, K., Wang, X. Y., Te Tana, M. C., Soop, K., Brown, C. M., Summerfield, T. C., & Orlovich, D. A. (2021). Studies of New Zealand Cortinarius: Resolution of taxonomic conflicts in section Subcastanelli (Agaricales), new species and key to rozitoid species. New Zealand Journal of Botany. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/0028825X.2021.1879877

Bohórquez, J., Nilsen, A. R., Larcombe, M. J., Orlovich, D. A., & Lord, J. M. (2021). Spore viability and germination of some ectomycorrhizal fungi from New Zealand and implications for forest restoration. New Zealand Journal of Botany. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/0028825X.2020.1862877

van Galen, L. G., Lord, J. M., Orlovich, D. A., & Larcombe, M. J. (2020). Restoration of southern hemisphere beech (Nothofagaceae) forests: A meta-analysis. Restoration Ecology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/rec.13333

Rawlence, N. J., Potter, B. C. M., Dussex, N., Scarsbrook, L., Orlovich, D. A., Waters, J. M., … Knapp, M. (2020). Plio-Pleistocene environmental changes shape present day phylogeography of New Zealand’s southern beeches (Nothofagaceae). New Zealand Journal of Botany. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/0028825X.2020.1791915

Orlovich, D. (2012). Fungi. In A. F. Mark (Ed.), Above the treeline: A nature guide to alpine New Zealand. (pp. 384-387). Nelson, New Zealand: Craig Potton Publishing. [Contribution].

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Bohórquez, J., Nilsen, A. R., Larcombe, M. J., Orlovich, D. A., & Lord, J. M. (2021). Spore viability and germination of some ectomycorrhizal fungi from New Zealand and implications for forest restoration. New Zealand Journal of Botany. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/0028825X.2020.1862877

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Nilsen, A. R., Macrae, O. C., Andrew, K., Wang, X. Y., Te Tana, M. C., Soop, K., Brown, C. M., Summerfield, T. C., & Orlovich, D. A. (2021). Studies of New Zealand Cortinarius: Resolution of taxonomic conflicts in section Subcastanelli (Agaricales), new species and key to rozitoid species. New Zealand Journal of Botany. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/0028825X.2021.1879877

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Soop, K., Nilsen, A. R., Orlovich, D. A., & Dima, B. (2021). An emended subgenus Myxacium in the light of a global Cortinarius (Agaricales) phylogeny. Mycological Progress, 20(3), 247-260. doi: 10.1007/s11557-020-01665-6

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Ludwig, L. R., Kantvilas, G., Nilsen, A. R., Orlovich, D. A., Ohmura, Y., Summerfield, T. C., … Lord, J. M. (2020). A molecular-genetic reassessment of the circumscription of the lichen genus Icmadophila. Lichenologist, 52(3), 213-220. doi: 10.1017/S0024282920000122

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Nilsen, A. R., Teasdale, S. E., Guy, P. L., Summerfield, T. C., & Orlovich, D. A. (2020). Fungal diversity in canopy soil of silver beech, Nothofagus menziesii (Nothofagaceae). PLoS ONE, 15(1), e0227860. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0227860

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Nilsen, A. R., Wang, X. Y., Soop, K., Cooper, J. A., Ridley, G. S., Wallace, M., Summerfield, T. C., Brown, C. M., & Orlovich, D. A. (2020). Purple haze: Cryptic purple sequestrate Cortinarius in New Zealand. Mycologia, 112(3), 588-605. doi: 10.1080/00275514.2020.1730120

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Rawlence, N. J., Potter, B. C. M., Dussex, N., Scarsbrook, L., Orlovich, D. A., Waters, J. M., … Knapp, M. (2020). Plio-Pleistocene environmental changes shape present day phylogeography of New Zealand’s southern beeches (Nothofagaceae). New Zealand Journal of Botany. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/0028825X.2020.1791915

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Saldivia, P., Wood, K. R., Orlovich, D. A., & Lord, J. M. (2020). Pacifigeron indivisus (Asteraceae: Astereae), a new species endemic to Rapa, Austral Islands, and a new delimitation of the Celmisia group. Phytotaxa, 442(4), 239-266. doi: 10.11646/phytotaxa.442.4.1

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van Galen, L. G., Lord, J. M., Orlovich, D. A., & Larcombe, M. J. (2020). Restoration of southern hemisphere beech (Nothofagaceae) forests: A meta-analysis. Restoration Ecology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/rec.13333

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Nilsen, A. R., Brown, C. M., Summerfield, T. C., & Orlovich, D. A. (2019). Cortinarius atropileatus sp. nov. (Cortinariaceae) from New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Botany, 57(1), 50-61. doi: 10.1080/0028825X.2018.1548493

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Saldivia, P., Vargas, O. M., Orlovich, D. A., & Lord, J. M. (2019). Nomenclatural priority of the genus Linochilus over Piofontia (Asteraceae: Astereae). Phytotaxa, 424(3), 158-166. doi: 10.11646/phytotaxa.424.3.3

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Lear, G., Dickie, I., Banks, J., Boyer, S., Buckley, H. L., Buckley, T. R., … Morales, S. E., Orlovich, D. A., … Holdaway, R. (2018). Methods for the extraction, storage, amplification and sequencing of DNA from environmental samples. New Zealand Journal of Ecology, 42(1), 10. doi: 10.20417/nzjecol.42.9

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Griffith, J. C., Lee, W. G., Orlovich, D. A., & Summerfield, T. C. (2017). Contrasting bacterial communities in two indigenous Chionochloa (Poaceae) grassland soils in New Zealand. PLoS ONE, 12(6), e0179652. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0179652

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Anderson, T. P., & Orlovich, D. A. (2016). Cortinarius majestaticus comb. nov.: Phylogenetic evidence for the transfer of Descolea majestatica to Cortinarius. Mycological Progress, 15(3), 20. doi: 10.1007/s11557-016-1164-1

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Konlechner, T. M., Orlovich, D. A., & Hilton, M. J. (2016). Restrictions in the sprouting ability of an invasive coastal plant, Ammophila arenaria, from fragmented rhizomes. Plant Ecology, 217(5), 521-532. doi: 10.1007/s11258-016-0597-6

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Secker, N. H., Chua, J. P. S., Laurie, R. E., McNoe, L., Guy, P. L., Orlovich, D. A., & Summerfield, T. C. (2016). Characterization of the cyanobacteria and associated bacterial community from an ephemeral wetland in New Zealand. Journal of Phycology, 52(5), 761-773. doi: 10.1111/jpy.12434

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Chua, J. P. S., Orlovich, D. A., & Summerfield, T. C. (2014). Cyanobacteria in New Zealand indigenous grasslands. New Zealand Journal of Botany, 52(1), 100-115. doi: 10.1080/0028825X.2013.862554

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Orlovich, D. A., Wang, X. Y., & Lebel, T. (2014). Cortinarius beeverorum, a new species of sequestrate Cortinarius from New Zealand. Mycological Progress, 13(3), 915-921. doi: 10.1007/s11557-014-0977-z

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Wall, J. M., Wood, S. A., Orlovich, D. A., Rhodes, L. L., & Summerfield, T. C. (2014). Characterisation of freshwater and marine cyanobacteria in the Hokianga region, Northland, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Marine & Freshwater Research, 48(2), 177-193. doi: 10.1080/00288330.2013.854814

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Konlechner, T. M., Hilton, M. J., & Orlovich, D. A. (2013). Accommodation space limits plant invasion: Ammophila arenaria survival on New Zealand beaches. Journal of Coastal Conservation, 17(3), 463-472. doi: 10.1007/s11852-013-0244-5

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Lord, J. M., Knight, A., Bannister, J. M., Ludwig, L. R., Malcolm, W. M., & Orlovich, D. A. (2013). Rediscovery of pycnidia in Thamnolia vermicularis: Implications for chemotype occurrence and distribution. Lichenologist, 45(3), 397-411. doi: 10.1017/S0024282913000017

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Orlovich, D. A., Draffin, S. J., Daly, R. A., & Stephenson, S. L. (2013). Piracy in the high trees: Ectomycorrhizal fungi from an aerial 'canopy soil' microhabitat. Mycologia, 105(1), 52-60. doi: 10.3852/11-307

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Rees, B. J., Midgley, D. J., Marchant, A., Perkins, A., & Orlovich, D. A. (2013). Morphological and molecular data for Australian Hebeloma species do not support the generic status of Anamika. Mycologia, 105(4), 1043-1058. doi: 10.3852/12-404

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Teasdale, S. E., Beulke, A. K., Guy, P. L., & Orlovich, D. A. (2013). Environmental barcoding of the ectomycorrhizal fungal genus Cortinarius. Fungal Diversity, 58(1), 299-310. doi: 10.1007/s13225-012-0218-1

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Lee, H. J., Zhang, H., Orlovich, D. A., & Fawcett, J. P. (2012). The influence of probiotic treatment on sulfasalazine metabolism in rat. Xenobiotica, 42(8), 791-797. doi: 10.3109/00498254.2012.660508

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Lyttle, D. J., Orlovich, D. A., & Guy, P. L. (2011). Detection and analysis of endogenous badnaviruses in the New Zealand flora. AoB Plants, plr008. doi: 10.1093/aobpla/plr008

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Lee, H. J., Waller, R. D., Stebbings, S., Highton, J., Orlovich, D. A., Schmierer, D., & Fawcett, J. P. (2010). The effects of an orally administered probiotic on sulfasalazine metabolism in individuals with rheumatoid arthritis: A preliminary study. International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases, 13(1), 48-54. doi: 10.1111/j.1756-185X.2009.01449.x

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Linder, H. P., Baeza, M., Barker, N. P., Galley, C., Humphreys, A., Lloyd, K. M., Orlovich, D. A., … Verboom, G. A. (2010). A generic classification of the Danthonioideae (Poaceae). Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden, 97(3), 306-364. doi: 10.3417/2009006

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Lee, H. J., Orlovich, D. A., Tagg, J. R., & Fawcett, J. P. (2009). Detection and specific enumeration of multi-strain probiotics in the lumen contents and mucus layers of the rat intestine after oral administration. Probiotics & Antimicrobial Proteins, 1(2), 113-120. doi: 10.1007/s12602-009-9019-6

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Rees, B. J., Cracknell, R., Marchant, A., & Orlovich, D. A. (2009). A near-fatal case consistent with mushroom poisoning due to Amanita species. Australasian Mycologist, 28(1), 23-28.

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Roberts, A. E., Radford, I. J., & Orlovich, D. A. (2009). Do alterations of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities change interactions between an invader Hieracium lepidulum and two co-occurring species? A glasshouse study. Australasian Mycologist, 28(2-3), 29-35.

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Pirie, M. D., Humphreys, A. M., Galley, C., Barker, N. P., Verboom, G. A., Orlovich, D., Draffin, S. J., Lloyd, K., … Linder, H. P. (2008). A novel supermatrix approach improves resolution of phylogenetic relationships in a comprehensive sample of danthonioid grasses. Molecular Phylogenetics & Evolution, 48(3), 1106-1119. doi: 10.1016/j.ympev.2008.05.030

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Atkinson, T. J., Miller, A. N., Huhndorf, S. M., & Orlovich, D. A. (2007). Unusual new Chaestosphaeria species from New Zealand: Intrafamilial diversity and elucidations of the Chaetosphaeriaceae - Lasiosphaeriaceae relationship (Sordariomycetes, Ascomycotina). New Zealand Journal of Botany, 45(4), 685-706. doi: 10.1080/00288250709509744

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Lloyd, K. M., Hunter, A. M., Orlovich, D. A., Draffin, S. J., Stewart, A. V., & Lee, W. G. (2007). Phylogeny and biogeography of endemic Festuca (Poaceae) from New Zealand based on nuclear (ITS) and chloroplast (trnL-trnF) nucleotide sequences. Aliso, 23, 406-419.

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Lucas, E. J., Belsham, S. R., Lughadha, E. M. N., Orlovich, D. A., Sakuragui, C. M., Chase, M. W., & Wilson, P. G. (2005). Phylogenetic patterns in the fleshy-fruited Myrtaceae: Preliminary molecular evidence. Plant Systematics & Evolution, 251, 35-51.

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Bagley, S. J., & Orlovich, D. A. (2004). Genet size and distribution of Amanita muscaria in a suburban park, Dunedin, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Botany, 42, 939-947.

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Hunter, A. M., Orlovich, D. A., Lloyd, K. M., Lee, W. G., & Murphy, D. J. (2004). The generic position of Austrofestuca littoralis and the reinstatement of Hookerochloa and Festucella (Poaceae) based on evidence from nuclear (ITS) and chloroplast (trnL-trnF) DNA sequences. New Zealand Journal of Botany, 42, 253-262.

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Orlovich, D. A., & Cairney, J. W. G. (2004). Ectomycorrhizal fungi in New Zealand: Current perspectives and future directions. New Zealand Journal of Botany, 42, 721-738.

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Belsham, S. R., & Orlovich, D. A. (2003). Development of the hypanthium and androecium in Acmena smithii and Syzygium australe (Acmena alliance, Myrtaceae). Australian Systematic Botany, 16, 621-628.

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Belsham, S. R., & Orlovich, D. A. (2003). Development of the hypanthium and androecium in South American Myrtoideae (Myrtaceae). New Zealand Journal of Botany, 41, 161-169.

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Belsham, S. R., & Orlovich, D. A. (2002). Development of the hypanthium and androecium in New Zealand Myrtoideae (Myrtaceae). New Zealand Journal of Botany, 40, 687-695.

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Orlovich, D. A., & Oliver, A.-M. B. (2002). The taxonomic identity of Gymnopilus rubrocastaneus recently described from New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Botany, 40, 481-487.

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Rees, B. J., Zuccarello, G. C., & Orlovich, D. A. (2002). Relationships between Australian and northern hemisphere Gymnopilus species II. A preliminary phylogeny of species of Gymnopilus and related genera based on internal transcribed spacer (ITS) region of ribosomal DNA. Mycotaxon, 84, 93-110.

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Ashford, A. E., Vesk, P. A., Orlovich, D. A., Markovina, A.-L., & Allaway, W. G. (1999). Dispersed polyphosphate in fungal vacuoles in Eucalyptus pilularis/Pisolithus tinctorius ectomycorrhizas. Fungal Genetics & Biology, 28, 21-33.

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Ladiges, P. Y., McFadden, G. I., Middleton, N., Orlovich, D. A., Treloar, N., & Udovicic, F. (1999). Phylogeny of Melaleuca, Callistemon, and related genera of the Beaufortia suballiance (Myrtaceae) based on 5S and ITS-1 spacer regions of nrDNA. Cladistics, 15(2), 151-172. doi: 10.1111/j.1096-0031.1999.tb00257.x

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Orlovich, D. A., Drinnan, A. N., & Laniges, P. Y. (1999). Floral development in Melaleuca and Callistemon (Myrtaceae). Australian Systematic Botany, 11, 689-710.

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Rees, B. J., Orlovich, D. A., & Marks, P. B. D. (1999). Treading the fine line between small-statured Gymnopilus and excentrically stipitate Galerina species in Australia. Mycological Research, 103, 427-442.

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Cole, L., Orlovich, D. A., & Ashford, A. E. (1998). Structure, function and motility of vaccuole in filamentous fungi. Fungal Genetics & Biology, 24, 86-100.

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Orlovich, D. (2005). Review of the book The fungi of New Zealand / Nga harore o Aotearoa (vol. 1): Introduction to fungi of New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Botany, 43, 361-363.

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