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!!