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(Permalink) Posted: June 28 2007,12:54   

Speculation is difficult since there is virtually no way to determine a good phylogenic tree for fungi. If you don't know what is related to who, you can't tell what features were inherited and what features developed at what level. The fungi are horrible examples of any kind of evolution for that reason and because even the question of where one organism ends and a new one begins isn't always obvious. We don't know much about mushrooms because they are just weird.

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