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Towards a unified paradigm for sequence‐based identification of fungi
All fungal species represented by at least two ITS sequences in the international nucleotide sequence databases are now given a unique, stable name of the accession number type, and the term ‘species hypothesis’ (SH) is introduced for the taxa discovered in clustering on different similarity thresholds.
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
Sebacinales: a hitherto overlooked cosm of heterobasidiomycetes with a broad mycorrhizal potential.
A well-resolved phylogeny of the main lineages of basidiomycetes is presented which suggests that the Sebacinaceae is the most basal group with known mycorrhizal members, and it is evident that there is a cosm of mycor Rhizal biodiversity yet to be discovered in this group.
Sebacinales are common mycorrhizal associates of Ericaceae.
Basal Ericaceae lineages thus form ectendomycorrhizas with clade A Sebacinales, a clade that also harbours ectomy Corrhizal fungi, and further supports the proposition that Ericaceae ectendingomycor rhizas involve ectomycor Rhizal fungal taxa.
The root endophytic fungus Piriformospora indica requires host cell death for proliferation during mutualistic symbiosis with barley
It is suggested that the endophyte interferes with the host cell death program to form a mutualistic interaction with plants and increase fungal colonization with root tissue maturation.
A framework for a phylogenetic classification in the genus Cortinarius (Basidiomycota, Agaricales) derived from morphological and molecular data
A new base for a more natural classification system in Cortinarius is proposed involving the taxonomic rearrangement of the species into the following major lineages that are informally designate as “clades” at this time.
Phylogenetic relationships in Auriculariales and related groups: hypotheses derived from nuclear ribosomal DNA sequences
The Sebacinaceae, including the genera Sebacina, Efibulobasidium, Tremelloscypha, and Craterocolla, was confirmed as a monophyletic group, which appeared distant from other taxa ascribed to the Auriculariales.
Phylogeny of the rust fungi: an approach using nuclear large subunit ribosomal DNA sequences
Neighbor joining analysis and a Bayesian method of phylogenetic inference using Monte Carlo Markov chains confirm the rust fungi as a natural group and indicate that Puccinia, Uromyces, Endophyllum, and Cumminsiella have a common origin.
Phylogenetic relationships of the downy mildews (Peronosporales) and related groups based on nuclear large subunit ribosomal DNA sequences
The results confirm the major division between the Pythiales and Peronosporales on the one hand and the Saprolegniales, Leptomitales, and Rhipidiales on the other and show the Sclerosporale was shown to be polyphyletic.
Sebacinales Everywhere: Previously Overlooked Ubiquitous Fungal Endophytes
Using DNA-based detection and electron microscopy, data suggest that the multitude of mycorrhizal interactions in Sebacinales may have arisen from an ancestral endophytic habit by specialization, and may be a previously unrecognized universal hidden force in plant ecosystems.