Advances toward DNA-based identification and phylogeny of North American Armillaria species using elongation factor-1 alpha gene

  title={Advances toward DNA-based identification and phylogeny of North American Armillaria species using elongation factor-1 alpha gene},
  author={Amy L Ross-Davis and John W. Hanna and Mee-Sook Kim and Ned B. Klopfenstein},
The translation elongation factor-1 alpha (EF-1α) gene was used to examine the phylogenetic relationships among 30 previously characterized isolates representing ten North American Armillaria species: A. solidipes (=A. ostoyae), A. gemina, A. calvescens, A. sinapina, A. mellea, A. gallica, A. nabsnona, North American biological species X, A. cepistipes, and A. tabescens. The phylogenetic relationships revealed clear separation of all ten North American Armillaria species, with the exception of… 

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