Aaosphaeria arxii genome release

1KFG is pleased to announce the public release of the Aaosphaeria arxii (Aa) Aptroot.  A. arxii  is classified in the family Dacampiaceae (Ascomycota; Dothideomycetes; Pleosporales), and is one of two sequenced genome from this family. This isolate was found growing on corn plants in Columbia and has been isolated from other plants.

Aaosphaeria arxii was contributed to the 1KFG project by Pedro Crous and Manfred Binder at CBS-KNAW.  As always, please contact the PIs associated with unpublished 1KFG genomes for permission prior to the use of any data in publications.

Macroventuria anomochaeta genome release

1KFG is pleased to announce the public release of the Macroventuria anomochaeta van der Aa genome.   M. anomochaeta is classified in the family Didymellaceae (Ascomycota; Dothideomycetes; Pleosporales), and is one of two sequenced genome from this family. This isolate was found on decaying canvas in the desert in South Africa.

Macroventuria anomochaeta was contributed to the 1KFG project by Pedro Crous and Manfred Binder at CBS-KNAW.  As always, please contact the PIs associated with unpublished 1KFG genomes for permission prior to the use of any data in publications.

Trematosphaeria pertusa genome release

1KFG is pleased to announce the public release of the Trematosphaeria pertusa CBS 122368 genome.   T. pertusa is classified in the family Trematosphaeriaceae (Ascomycota; Dothideomycetes; Pleosporales), and is the first sequenced genome from this family. It is commonly associated with aquatic freshwater habitats and decay of submerged wood.

Trematosphaeria pertusa was contributed to the 1KFG project by Pedro Crous and Manfred Binder at CBS-KNAW.  As always, please contact the PIs associated with unpublished 1KFG genomes for permission prior to the use of any data in publications.

Karstenula rhodostoma genome release

1KFG is pleased to announce the public release of the Karstenula rhodostoma CBS 690.94 genome.   K. rhodostoma is classified in the family Melanommataceae (Ascomycota; Dothideomycetes; Pleosporales) and is one of two sequenced genomes from this family. It is a saprotroph found growing on dry branches of alder buckthorn (Rhamnus frangula).

Karstenula rhodostoma was contributed to the 1KFG project by Pedro Crous and Manfred Binder at CBS-KNAW.  As always, please contact the PIs associated with unpublished 1KFG genomes for permission prior to the use of any data in publications.

Saccharata proteae genome release

1KFG is pleased to announce the public release of the Saccharata proteae CBS 121410 genome.   S. proteae is classified in the family Saccharataceae (Ascomycota; Dothideomycetes; Botryosphaeriales), is also known as Phyllachora proteae or Botryosphaeria proteae, and is the first sequenced genome from this family. It is commonly associated with leaf tip die-back and spots of Protea and Leucospermum plant species.

Saccharata proteae was contributed to the 1KFG project by Pedro Crous and Manfred Binder at CBS-KNAW.  As always, please contact the PIs associated with unpublished 1KFG genomes for permission prior to the use of any data in publications.

Dendrothele bispora genome release

1KFG is pleased to announce the public release of the Dendrothele bispora genome.   D. bispora is classified in the family Marasmiaceae (Agaricales; Agaricomycetes) and is an example of a crust fungus that is closely related to typical mushroom-forming fungi.  As such, it represents an important sampling point in understanding evolutionary transitions among major fungal morphologies.

Dendrothele bispora was contributed to the 1KFG project by David Hibbett and Laszlo Nagy of Clark University, Massachusetts, USA.  As always, please contact the PIs associated with unpublished 1KFG genomes for permission prior to the use of any data in publications.

Dothidotthia symphoricarpi genome release

1KFG is pleased to announce the public release of the Dothidotthia symphoricarpi genome.   D. symphoricarpi is classified in the family Dothidotthiaceae (Pleosporales; Dothideomycetes) and was isolated from branches of Symphoricarpos occidentalis (snowberry).

Dothidotthia symphoricarpi was contributed to the 1KFG project by Manfred Binder and Pedro Crous of Centraalbureau voor Schimmelcultures KNAW, Netherlands, and represents the first genome sequenced for the family Dothidotthiaceae.  As always, please contact the lead contact and PIs associated with unpublished 1KFG genomes for permission prior to the use of any data in publications.

Update on 1KFG Genome Releases

It has been a busy Fall term and there were several genomes that were completed but slipped through our announcements.  So here is a quick update on some genomes that were released recently by JGI and sequenced as part of 1KFG.

Dothideomycetes: Lophiostoma macrostomum (Lophiostomataceae, Pleosporales), Piedraia hortae (Piedraiaceae, incertae sedis) contributed by Manfred Binder and Pedro Crous at CBS Netherlands.

Eurotiomycetes: Monascus purpureus (Monascaceae, incertae sedis), Gymnascella citrina, and Gymnascella aurantica (Gymnoascaceae, Onygenales) contributed by Kerry O’Donnell and Stacy Sink at USDA Peoria.

Sordariomycetes: Anthostoma avocetta (Diatrypaceae, Xylariales) contributed by Kerry O’Donnell and Stacy Sink at USDA Peoria.

Pezizomycetes: Wilcoxina mikolae (Pyronemataceae, Pezizales) contributed by Tom Bruns and Sarah Branco at UC Berkeley.

Xylonomycetes: Xylona heveae (Xylonomycetaceae, Xylonomycetales) contributed by David Hibbett and Romina Gazis at Clark University.

Mucoromycotina: Backusella circina (Thamnidiaceae, Mucorales) contributed by Andrii Grygansky at Duke University

If you are interested in contributing species to the 1KFG project, please visit the nomination page http://genome.jgi.doe.gov/pages/fungi-1000-projects.jsf.  The project is open to worldwide participation and all researchers are welcome.  The time to contribute is now!!

Sporormia fimetaria genome release

1KFG is pleased to announce the public release of the Sporormia fimetaria genome and annotation http://genome.jgi.doe.gov/Spofi1/  S. fimetaria  is classified in the family Sporormiaceae (Pleosporales; Dothideomycetes).  It is a  coprophilous fungus  isolated from dung of many mammals.

Sporormia fimetaria  was contributed to the 1KFG project by Manfred Binder and Pedro Crous of Centraalbureau voor Schimmelcultures KNAW, Netherlands, and represents the first genome sequenced for the family Sporormiaceae.  As always, please contact the lead contact and PIs associated with unpublished 1KFG genomes for permission prior to the use of any data in publications.

Dissoconium aciculare genome release

1KFG is pleased to announce the public release of the Dissoconium aciculare genome and annotation http://genome.jgi.doe.gov/Daciculare.  D. aciculare  is classified in the family Dissoconiaceae (Dothideomycetes).  It is reported to be hyperparasitic on powdery mildew while some members of the Capnodiales order are plant pathogens or commensals.

Dissoconium aciculare  was contributed to the 1KFG project by Manfred Binder and Pedro Crous of Centraalbureau voor Schimmelcultures KNAW, Netherlands, and represents the first genome sequenced for the family Dissoconiaceae.  As always, please contact the lead contact and PIs associated with unpublished 1KFG genomes for permission prior to the use of any data in publications.

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