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A higher-level phylogenetic classification of the Fungi.
A comprehensive phylogenetic classification of the kingdom Fungi is proposed, with reference to recent molecular phylogenetic analyses, and with input from diverse members of the fungal taxonomic… Expand
Reconstructing the early evolution of Fungi using a six-gene phylogeny
It is indicated that there may have been at least four independent losses of the flagellum in the kingdom Fungi, and the enigmatic microsporidia seem to be derived from an endoparasitic chytrid ancestor similar to Rozella allomycis, on the earliest diverging branch of the fungal phylogenetic tree. Expand
The phylogenetic distribution of resupinate forms across the major clades of mushroom‐forming fungi (Homobasidiomycetes)
Phylogenetic relationships of resupinate Homobasidiomycetes (Corticiaceae s. lat. and others) were studied using ribosomal DNA sequences from a broad sample of res upinate and nonresupinate taxa to support monophyly of the eight major clades of Homob as well as independent lineages corresponding to the Gloeophyllum clade, corticioid clade and Jaapia argillacea. Expand
The Paleozoic Origin of Enzymatic Lignin Decomposition Reconstructed from 31 Fungal Genomes
Comparative analyses of 31 fungal genomes suggest that lignin-degrading peroxidases expanded in the lineage leading to the ancestor of the Agaricomycetes, which is reconstructed as a white rot species, and then contracted in parallel lineages leading to brown rot and mycorrhizal species. Expand
Molecular systematics and biological diversification of Boletales
The backbone of the Boletales was moderately resolved in the analyses with the nuc-lsu dataset, but support was strong for most major groups, including Boletineae and Suillineae, which are strongly supported as monophyletic. Expand
Assembling the fungal tree of life: progress, classification, and evolution of subcellular traits.
- F. Lutzoni, F. Kauff, +41 authors R. Vilgalys
- Biology, Medicine
- American journal of botany
- 1 October 2004
This study provides a phylogenetic synthesis for the Fungi and a framework for future phylogenetic studies on fungi and the impact of this newly discovered phylogenetic structure on supraordinal classifications is discussed. Expand
Phylogenetic and phylogenomic overview of the Polyporales
The most promising candidate single-copy genes are presented, and nodes in the Polyporales phylogeny critical for the suprageneric taxonomy of the order are identified and discussed. Expand
Phylogenetic overview of the Boletineae.
- Mitchell Nuhn, M. Binder, Andy F. S. Taylor, R. Halling, D. Hibbett
- Biology, Medicine
- Fungal biology
- 1 July 2013
The generic and sub-generic relationships in the Boletineae (Boletales) were studied using nuclear large subunit, translation elongation factor 1-alpha (tef1), and DNA directed RNA polymerase largest subunit (RPB1) to study the relationships of members of the genus Boletus. Expand
Evolution of helotialean fungi (Leotiomycetes, Pezizomycotina): a nuclear rDNA phylogeny.
- Z. Wang, M. Binder, C. Schoch, P. Johnston, J. Spatafora, D. Hibbett
- Biology, Medicine
- Molecular phylogenetics and evolution
- 1 November 2006
The results suggest that the inclusion of LSU rDNA and a wider taxon sampling greatly improves resolution of the Helotiales phylogeny, however, the usefulness of rDNA in resolving the deep relationships within the Leotiomycetes is limited. Expand
Amylocorticiales ord. nov. and Jaapiales ord. nov.: Early diverging clades of Agaricomycetidae dominated by corticioid forms
The Jaapiales is supported as the sister group of the remainder of the Agaricomycetidae, suggesting that the greatest radiation of pileate-stipitate mushrooms resulted from the elaboration of resupinate ancestors. Expand