NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – The National Science Foundation has awarded $2.5 million to researchers from 11 institutions to conduct studies, including sequencing-based analysis, of the evolution of zygomycetes.

Zygomycetes are fungi that are thought to be among the first organisms on Earth and play a variety of roles. They include molds that colonize bread and fruits, and others that attack insects.

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