Evaluation of the monophyly of Fomitopsis using parsimony and MCMC methods

  title={Evaluation of the monophyly of Fomitopsis using parsimony and MCMC methods},
  author={Kyung Mo Kim and Yuh-Gang Yoon and Hack Sung Jung},
  pages={812 - 822}
To evaluate the monophyly of Fomitopsis and elucidate phylogenetic relationships of its members, partial nuclear large subunit (partial 28S) ribosomal RNA genes were sequenced from 10 species of Fomitopsis and 15 related species. Phylogenetic analyses indicated that Fomitopsis was phylogenetically heterogeneous and its members were divided into three subgroups. The constrained tree excluding F. palustris (the type species of Pilatoporus) from Fomitopsis core group was rejected, thus rejecting… 
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