Global diversity and taxonomy of the Auricularia auricula-judae complex (Auriculariales, Basidiomycota)

@article{Wu2015GlobalDA,
  title={Global diversity and taxonomy of the Auricularia auricula-judae complex (Auriculariales, Basidiomycota)},
  author={Fang Wu and Yuan Yuan and Shuang-Hui He and Asanka R. Bandara and Kevin David Hyde and Vera Malysheva and De‐Wei Li and Yu-Cheng Dai},
  journal={Mycological Progress},
  year={2015},
  volume={14},
  pages={1-16}
}
Auricularia auricula-judae was previously considered a single species, but was recently demonstrated to be a species complex. The economically important, cultivated Auricularia mushrooms are included in the complex. Two species are cultivated, but have been treated as a single species: A. auricula-judae. Fifty samples of so-called A. auricula-judae from Asia, Europe, and North America were analyzed using morphology and molecular phylogeny. Phylogenetic analyses were carried out by ITS sequence… 

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