Congratulations to Dr. Sydney Glassman whose lab has just published a paper in Molecular Ecology: "Mega-fire in redwood tanoak forest reduces bacterial and fungal richness and selects for pyrophilous taxa that are phylogenetically conserved" https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/mec.16399.
This recent publication was featured on UC Riverside News. You can read the article here: https://news.ucr.edu/articles/2022/04/25/meet-forest-microbes-can-survive-megafires
Since its publication, this article has also been picked up by Phys.Org news. You can read the article here: https://phys.org/news/2022-04-forest-microbes-survive-megafires.html