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Major clades of Agaricales: a multilocus phylogenetic overview
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.
Global patterns of ectomycorrhizal introductions.
The magnitude of EM fungal introductions around the world is estimated and patterns associated with these introductions are examined to develop a framework for understanding the invasion biology of EM fungi.
Genera in the family Agaricaceae: evidence from nrITS and nrLSU sequences.
The circumscription of the family Agaricaceae, its genera and their characters are investigated, and the monovelangiocarpic Chamaemyces fracidus appears to be basal to the family and provides clues to the morphology of the ancestral AgARicaceae.
Phylogeny and taxonomy of Macrolepiota (Agaricaceae)
The position and composition of Macrolepiota within the Agaricaceae and its phylogenetic relationships with other members of the family were investigated, using both molecular (ITS and LSU rDNA
The genus Macrolepiota (Agaricaceae, Basidiomycota) in China
Species of the genus Macrolepiota (Agaricaceae) in China were investigated on the basis of morphology and DNA sequences data to support the new species delimitations and to test the conspecificity between the Chinese specimens and their relatives from other continents.
Phylogeny of Lepiota (Agaricaceae) — Evidence from nrITS and nrLSU sequences
The phylogeny of Lepiota, Cystolepiota, Melanophyllum, Coprinus comatus, and Chamaemyces fracidus was examined with molecular techniques, and the consequences for morphological classification were
Notes, outline and divergence times of Basidiomycota
Divergence times as additional criterion in ranking provide additional evidence to resolve taxonomic problems in the Basidiomycota taxonomic system, and also provide a better understanding of their phylogeny and evolution.
Last Chance to Know? Using Literature to Explore the Biogeography and Invasion Biology of the Death Cap Mushroom Amanita phalloides (Vaill. ex Fr. :Fr.) Link
The literature of Amanita phalloides is used as a case study to illustrate both the limited utility of the historical record in establishing ectomycorrhizal species as introduced or invasive, and the difficulty of using modern records to establish a current biogeography.
The Helvella lacunosa species complex in western North America: cryptic species, misapplied names and parasites
Comparisons of ITS and LSU rDNA sequences from ectomycorrhizal root tips and ascomata of specimens identified as Helvella lacunosa from North America, Europe and Asia revealed that the taxa from western North America and Mexico formed a well supported clade different from the eastern North American, European and Asian taxa.
Preserving accuracy in GenBank
GenBank, the public repository for nucleotide and protein sequences, is a critical resource for molecular biology, evolutionary biology, and ecology. While some attention has been drawn to sequence