Speciation in fungi.

  title={Speciation in fungi.},
  author={Tatiana Giraud and Guislaine Refregier and Micka{\"e}l Le Gac and Damien M. de Vienne and Michael E Hood},
  journal={Fungal genetics and biology : FG & B},
  volume={45 6},
In this review on fungal speciation, we first contrast the issues of species definition and species criteria and show that by distinguishing the two concepts the approaches to studying the speciation can be clarified. We then review recent developments in the understanding of modes of speciation in fungi. Allopatric speciation raises no theoretical problem and numerous fungal examples exist from nature. We explain the theoretical difficulties raised by sympatric speciation, review the most… CONTINUE READING