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Major clades of Agaricales: a multilocus phylogenetic overview
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An overview of the phylogeny of the Agaricales is presented based on a multilocus analysis of a six-gene region supermatrix, which recovered six major clades, which are recognized informally and labeled theAgaricoid, Tricholomatoid, Marasmioid, Pluteoid, Hygrophoroid and Plicaturopsidoid clades. Expand
Single Nucleus Genome Sequencing Reveals High Similarity among Nuclei of an Endomycorrhizal Fungus
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It is demonstrated that Glomeromycota are more closely related to Mucoromycotina than to its postulated sister Dikarya, and demystifies a long-lasting hypothesis on the complex genetic makeup of arbuscular endomycorrhizal fungi. Expand
The evolution of fungus-growing termites and their mutualistic fungal symbionts
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This study shows that the symbiosis has a single African origin and that secondary domestication of other fungi or reversal of mutualistic fungi to a free-living state has not occurred, and identifies common characteristics of fungus-farming evolution in termites and ants, which apply despite the major differences between these two insect agricultural systems. Expand
The Evolution of Agriculture in Insects
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This work has shown that insect farmers are remarkably similar, suggesting convergent evolution, and that these insect farmers manage, in addition to the primary cultivars, an array of “auxiliary” microbes providing disease suppression... Expand
Major clades of Agaricales: a multilocus phylogenetic overview
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An overview of the phylogeny of the Agaricales is presented based on a multilocus analysis of a six-gene region supermatrix, with at least 11 origins of the ectomycorrhizal habit appear to have evolved in the AgARicales. Expand
Fungus-Growing Termites Originated in African Rain Forest
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This work reconstructs the ancestral habitat and geographical origin of fungus-growing termites and provides strong evidence that termite agriculture originated in African rain forest and that the main radiation leading to the extant genera occurred there. Expand
Phylogenetic relationships in the genus Hebeloma based on ITS 1 and 2 sequences with special emphasis on the Hebeloma crustuliniforme complex
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Phylogenetic relationships within the genus Hebeloma (Cortinariaceae, Agaricales) were de- termined, based on nuclear ribosomal ITS sequenc- es, using cladistic methods, to derive a revised infrageneric classification of He Beloma. Expand
Phylogenetic relationships of Termitomyces and related taxa.
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It is shown that termitophilic fungi constitute a strongly supported monophyletic group within lyophylloid species and the genera Sinotermitomyces and Podabrella are derived within Termitomyce, and do not form monophy letic groups. Expand
Identifying the core microbial community in the gut of fungus‐growing termites
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The results suggest that the obligate association with Termitomyces has forced the bacterial gut communities of the fungus‐growing termites towards a relatively uniform composition with higher similarity to their omnivorous relatives than to more closely related termites. Expand
The social evolution of somatic fusion.
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It is proposed that fusion within individuals is beneficial, but fusion between individuals on average costly, selecting for non-self recognition (rather than non-kin recognition), and experimental data on fungi are discussed that are consistent with this hypothesis. Expand
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