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Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMFs) are important for the development and establishment of forest species in the field, but there is little knowledge of the dynamics of these fungi in forest ecosystems and commercial reforestation. The objective was to compile information in order to identify existing patterns in AMF diversity in brazilian forest ecosystems. A systematic review was carried out using the key words diversity, mycorrhizal and Brazil in the Web of Knowledge and Periódico Capes databases, resulting in 2063 articles. From the inclusion and exclusion criteria, 78 articles were selected and 164 species of FMAs were observed in forest ecosystems in the national territory. Same species like Acaulospora scrobiculta e Acaulospora mellea were observed in most the brazilian biomes. From these AMFs we identified amplilocated species, which may be recommended for studies as inoculants. A. scrobiculata and C. etunicatum have potential to use as inoculant in forest successions.