Evolution and kingdoms of organisms from the perspective of a mycologist

@inproceedings{Barr1992EvolutionAK,
  title={Evolution and kingdoms of organisms from the perspective of a mycologist},
  author={Donald J. S. Barr},
  year={1992}
}
Are Oomycetes and chytrids fungi? The polyphyletic nature of fungi has been debated for more than a hundred years, but the five-kingdom theory of Whittaker (1969), and more recently the eight-kingdom concept of Cavalier-Smith (1988), is presenting mycologists with a dilemma of how to treat fungi in the classroom and in textbooks, and presents a problem of selecting an appropriate journal for the publication of certain research papers. I will address these issues by first discussing the recent… CONTINUE READING

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