Special Issue "Fungal Diversity and Systematics in the Digital Era"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 December 2023 | Viewed by 7964
Interests: fungal diversity; molecular systematics; taxonomy and phylogenetics; mushroom cultivation
Interests: diversity and biogeography of basidiomycota; metabarcoding; fungal ecology; ectomycorrhiza
Interests: ascomycetes taxonomy; fungal evolution; plant pathology; phylogenomics
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As one of the important branches of the tree of life, fungi play a vital role in various ecosystems. They are essential for nutrient cycling and have beneficial interaction with many groups of organisms. Adversely, they can cause serious human, animal, and plant diseases. Although fungi have biotechnological potential, however, they remain relatively understudied. Approximately less than 5% of the estimated two to nearly four million species are formally described. Nowadays, the number of published new species has greatly increased. Species delimitation and classification depend to a large extent on the adoption of molecular techniques. Therefore, more studies on the biodiversity and systematics of fungi would offer us a better understanding of the diversity, ecology, and biogeography of fungi, which can be applied to the future conservation of fungi and ecological niches.
This special issue entitled "Fungal diversity and systematics in the digital era", aims to highlight current research on fungal diversity and systematics in all groups of Fungi. Both reviews and research articles are welcome.
Dr. Jie Chen
Dr. Komsit Wisitrassameewong
Prof. Dr. Sajeewa Maharachchikumbura
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