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A fruit body of the polypore fungus Meripilus sumstinei (Murrill) M.J. Larsen & Lombard. Specimen photographed in Marblehead, Essex Co. Massachusetts, USA. [Image credit: Clyde Elledge, used under the CC BY-SA 3.0 via Mushroom Observer]

Meripilus sumstinei FP 105329 is a member of the Meripilaceae family from the order Polyporales, and was sequenced as part of the 1000 Fungal Genomes Project. The 1000 Fungal Genomes Project aims to fill in gaps in the Fungal Tree of Life by sequencing at least two reference genomes from the more than 500 recognized families of Fungi. This project additionally aims to inform research on plant-microbe interactions, microbial emission and capture of greenhouse gases, and environmental metagenomic sequencing.