AFN 2.0: Explore the Latest Taxonomic Advancements

Taxonomic databases are a valuable tool to enable the annotation of sequence data, whether it be generated from a new isolate or environmental samples. AFN provides a dedicated anaerobic fungi database for this purpose, and a brand new updated version is now out! Updates to version 2.0 include the addition of four new families, two characterized genera, and 56 … Continue reading AFN 2.0: Explore the Latest Taxonomic Advancements

Featured genus: Agriosomyces

Agriosomyces was identified in 2020 as a part of a collaborative isolation effort that targeted a wide range of wild and zoo-kept herbivores (Hanafy et al, 2020). Like several other genera that have been described to date, Agriosomyces has a monocentric sporangium, filamentous rhizomycelium and monoflagellated zoospores. The genus name, Agriosomyces, is derived from the Greek word for wild: Agrios. … Continue reading Featured genus: Agriosomyces