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Title: A phylogenetic overview of the antrodia clade (Basidiomycota, Polyporales)

Author: Ortiz-Santana, Beatriz; Lindner, Daniel L.; Miettinen, Otto; Justo, Alfredo; Hibbett, David S.;

Date: 2013

Source: Mycologia. 105(6): 1391-1411.

Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)

Description: Phylogenetic relationships among members of the antrodia clade were investigated with molecular data from two nuclear ribosomal DNA regions, LSU and ITS. A total of 123 species representing 26 genera producing a brown rot were included in the present study. Three DNA datasets (combined LSU-ITS dataset, LSU dataset, ITS dataset) comprising sequences of 449 isolates were evaluated with three different phylogenetic analyses (maximum likelihood, maximum parsimony, Bayesian inference). We present a phylogenetic overview of the five main groups recovered: the fibroporia, laetiporus, postia, laricifomes and core antrodia groups. Not all of the main groups received strong support in the analyses, requiring further research. We were able to identify a number of well supported clades within the main groups.

Keywords: brown rot, molecular phylogeny

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Ortiz-Santana, Beatriz; Lindner, Daniel L.; Miettinen, Otto; Justo, Alfredo; Hibbett, David S. 2013. A phylogenetic overview of the antrodia clade (Basidiomycota, Polyporales). Mycologia. 105(6): 1391-1411.


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