Heat-Loving Fungi Hold Promise for Biofuel Development | GenomeWeb

A group of researchers has recently decoded the genomes of two heat-loving fungi, and that work may give a boost to sustainable fuel research. The team, headed up by investigators at Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec, mapped the genetic makeup of Myceliophthora thermophila and Thielavia terrestris, two fungi commonly found in compost that can self-ignite without a spark or accelerant.

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