NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - An international research group has sequenced the largest fungal genome yet, revealing the genetics behind the fungus’ symbiotic relationships with its tree hosts.
 
Researchers at the National Institute for Agricultural Research in Nancy, France, the US Department of Energy’s Joint Genome Institute, and elsewhere sequenced the genome of a fungus called Laccaria bicolor, which has symbiotic relationships with a number of tree species.
 

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