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

Next featured genus: Liebetanzomyces

Liebetanzomyces was the eleventh anaerobic fungal genus to be described. Liebetanzomyces is morphologically similar to Piromyces, Buwchfawromyces, Pecoramyces and Oontomyces due to it having a monocentric thallus and monoflagellated zoospores. In contrast, on the molecular level, it is similar to the polycentric genus Anaeromyces. The genus Liebetanzomyces was named by Joshi et al in 2018 … Continue reading Next featured genus: Liebetanzomyces