Earliest Fungus-Like Fossils Discovered in 2.4 Billion-Year-Old South African Bedrock

“An international group of scientists says it has discovered 2.4 billion-year-old fungus-like fossils — approximately 2 billion years older than any previous fungal specimen and a billion or more years earlier than scientists currently think fungi first evolved. If accurate, the finding could reset the spacing of some of the earliest branches on the tree of life.”

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