The Hyphal Tip's Jason Stajich says that the Tremella mesenterica genome is now up at JGI. Tremella mesenterica is a jelly fungus, also called Witch's butter, that Stajich says is interesting to use to study lignin degrading enzymes and wood degradation. Its genome is about 28 megabases with 8,313 predicted genes.
Don't Put This Jelly On Your Sandwich
Jul 06, 2009