As fungi rarely fossilise, speculation on their evolution is necessarily limited.
Evidence suggests that the kingdom diverged from other life around , (Wang et al., 1999) with the glomeleans branching from the "higher fungi" at ~, according to DNA analysis. (Schüßler et al., 2001; Tehler et al., 2000) Fungi probably colonised the land during the Cambrian, over , (Taylor & Osborn, 1996) but fossils only become uncontroversial and common during the Devonian, .
FUNGAL ENDOPHYTES INTRINSICALLY ASSOCIATED WITH MICROPROPAGATED PLANTS REGENERATED FROM NATIVE BOUTELOUA ERIOPODA TORR. AND ATRIPLEX CANESCENS (PURSH) NUTT.
Nov 01, 2004; SUMMARY Black grama (Bouleloua eriopoda) and fourwing salthush (Atriplex canescens) are important grass and shrub species in arid...