Researchers Find One of the Top 50 Most-Wanted Fungi

Researchers Find One of the Top 50 Most-Wanted Fungi

“Working estimates tell us that there should be more than 5 million species of fungi,” said Cheryl Kuske, a Los Alamos scientist on the project.

Tree of life still holds mysteries in the fungal world–millions of them

LOS ALAMOS, N.M., – In a step toward bridging the gap between fungal taxonomy and molecular ecology, scientists from several institutions including Los Alamos National Laboratory have characterized a sample of “mystery” fungus collected in North Carolina and found its home in the fungal tree of life. (more…)