Rytas J. Vilgalys

Professor of Biology

Office: 
Room 137, Biological Sciences Building, 130 Science Drive, Durham, NC 27708
Campus Box: 
90338
Phone: 
(919) 660-7361
Fax: 
(919) 660-7293

Lab Site: http://www.biology.duke.edu/fungi/mycolab/

Education

  • Ph.D. 1985, Virginia Polytech Institute and State University

  • MS Botany 1982, Virginia Tech

  • M.S. 1981, Virginia Polytech Institute and State University

  • BA Botany 1978, State University of New York College at Geneseo

  • B.A. 1978, State University of New York at Geneseo

Papers Published

Comparative genomics of Mortierella elongata and its bacterial endosymbiont Mycoavidus cysteinexigens , 1, 2017
Uehling, J; Gryganskyi, A; Hameed, K; Tschaplinski, T; Misztal, PK; Wu, S; Desirò, A; Vande Pol, N; Du, Z; Zienkiewicz, A; Zienkiewicz, K; Morin, E; Tisserant, E; Splivallo, R; Hainaut, M; Henrissat, B; Ohm, R; Kuo, A; Yan, J; Lipzen, A; Nolan, M; LaButti, K; Barry, K; Goldstein, AH; Labbé, J; Schadt, C; Tuskan, G; Grigoriev, I; Martin, F; Vilgalys, R; Bonito, G, Environmental Microbiology.

A phylum-level phylogenetic classification of zygomycete fungi based on genome-scale data., 9, 2016
Spatafora, JW; Chang, Y; Benny, GL; Lazarus, K; Smith, ME; Berbee, ML; Bonito, G; Corradi, N; Grigoriev, I; Gryganskyi, A; James, TY; O'Donnell, K; Roberson, RW; Taylor, TN; Uehling, J; Vilgalys, R; White, MM; Stajich, JE, Mycologia. 108 vol. (5); pp. 1028-1046

Production and turnover of ectomycorrhizal extramatrical mycelial biomass and necromass under elevated CO2 and nitrogen fertilization., 8, 2016
Ekblad, A; Mikusinska, A; Ågren, GI; Menichetti, L; Wallander, H; Vilgalys, R; Bahr, A; Eriksson, U, New Phytologist. 211 vol. (3); pp. 874-885

Isolating a functionally relevant guild of fungi from the root microbiome of Populus, 8, 2016
Bonito, G; Hameed, K; Ventura, R; Krishnan, J; Schadt, CW; Vilgalys, R, Fungal Ecology. 22 pp. 35-42

Phylogenetic relationships of Rhizoctonia fungi within the Cantharellales, 4, 2016
Gónzalez, D; Rodriguez-Carres, M; Boekhout, T; Stalpers, J; Kuramae, EE; Nakatani, AK; Vilgalys, R; Cubeta, MA, Fungal Biology. 120 vol. (4); pp. 603-619

Continental-level population differentiation and environmental adaptation in the mushroom Suillus brevipes , 11, 2016
Branco, S; Bi, K; Liao, H-L; Gladieux, P; Badouin, H; Ellison, CE; Nguyen, NH; Vilgalys, R; Peay, KG; Taylor, JW; Bruns, TD, Molecular Ecology.

Integrated proteomics and metabolomics suggests symbiotic metabolism and multimodal regulation in a fungal-endobacterial system., 11, 2016
Li, Z; Yao, Q; Dearth, SP; Entler, MR; Castro Gonzalez, HF; Uehling, JK; Vilgalys, RJ; Hurst, GB; Campagna, SR; Labbé, JL; Pan, C, Environmental Microbiology.

A native and an invasive dune grass share similar, patchily distributed, root-associated fungal communities, 10, 2016
Johansen, RB; Johnston, P; Mieczkowski, P; Perry, GLW; Robeson, MS; Burns, BR; Vilgalys, R, Fungal Ecology. 23 pp. 141-155

Metatranscriptomic Study of Common and Host-Specific Patterns of Gene Expression between Pines and Their Symbiotic Ectomycorrhizal Fungi in the Genus Suillus., 10, 2016
Liao, H-L; Chen, Y; Vilgalys, R, PLoS genetics. 12 vol. (10); pp. e1006348

A New Perspective on Sustainable Soil Remediation-Case Study Suggests Novel Fungal Genera Could Facilitate in situ Biodegradation of Hazardous Contaminants., 1, 2016
Czaplicki, LM; Cooper, E; Ferguson, PL; Stapleton, HM; Vilgalys, R; Gunsch, CK, Remediation. 26 vol. (2); pp. 59-72

Genetic isolation between two recently diverged populations of a symbiotic fungus., 6, 2015
Branco, S; Gladieux, P; Ellison, CE; Kuo, A; LaButti, K; Lipzen, A; Grigoriev, IV; Liao, H-L; Vilgalys, R; Peay, KG; Taylor, JW; Bruns, TD, Molecular Ecology. 24 vol. (11); pp. 2747-2758

Prospects and challenges for fungal metatranscriptomics of complex communities, 4, 2015
Kuske, CR; Hesse, CN; Challacombe, JF; Cullen, D; Herr, JR; Mueller, RC; Tsang, A; Vilgalys, R, Fungal Ecology. 14 pp. 133-137

A continental view of pine-associated ectomycorrhizal fungal spore banks: a quiescent functional guild with a strong biogeographic pattern., 3, 2015
Glassman, SI; Peay, KG; Talbot, JM; Smith, DP; Chung, JA; Taylor, JW; Vilgalys, R; Bruns, TD, New Phytologist. 205 vol. (4); pp. 1619-1631

Plant host and soil origin influence fungal and bacterial assemblages in the roots of woody plants., 7, 2014
Bonito, G; Reynolds, H; Robeson, MS; Nelson, J; Hodkinson, BP; Tuskan, G; Schadt, CW; Vilgalys, R, Molecular Ecology. 23 vol. (13); pp. 3356-3370

Endemism and functional convergence across the North American soil mycobiome., 4, 2014
Talbot, JM; Bruns, TD; Taylor, JW; Smith, DP; Branco, S; Glassman, SI; Erlandson, S; Vilgalys, R; Liao, H-L; Smith, ME; Peay, KG, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of USA. 111 vol. (17); pp. 6341-6346

Mobile elements and mitochondrial genome expansion in the soil fungus and potato pathogen Rhizoctonia solani AG-3., 3, 2014
Losada, L; Pakala, SB; Fedorova, ND; Joardar, V; Shabalina, SA; Hostetler, J; Pakala, SM; Zafar, N; Thomas, E; Rodriguez-Carres, M; Dean, R; Vilgalys, R; Nierman, WC; Cubeta, MA, Fems Microbiology Letters. 352 vol. (2); pp. 165-173

Taxonomic Revision and Examination of Ecological Transitions of the Lyophyllaceae (Basidiomycota, Agaricales) Based on a Multigene Phylogeny, 12, 2014
Hofstetter, V; Redhead, SA; Kauff, F; Moncalvo, J-M; Matheny, PB; Vilgalys, R, Cryptogamie Mycologie. 35 vol. (4); pp. 399-425

Metatranscriptomic analysis of ectomycorrhizal roots reveals genes associated with Piloderma-Pinus symbiosis: improved methodologies for assessing gene expression in situ., 12, 2014
Liao, H-L; Chen, Y; Bruns, TD; Peay, KG; Taylor, JW; Branco, S; Talbot, JM; Vilgalys, R, Environmental Microbiology. 16 vol. (12); pp. 3730-3742

Draft Genome Sequence of the Plant-Pathogenic Soil Fungus Rhizoctonia solani Anastomosis Group 3 Strain Rhs1AP, 10, 2014
Cubeta, MA; Thomas, E; Dean, RA; Jabaji, S; Neate, SM; Tavantzis, S; Toda, T; Vilgalys, R; Bharathan, N; Fedorova-Abrams, N; Pakala, SB; Pakala, SM; Zafar, N; Joardar, V; Losada, L; Nierman, WC, Genome Announcements. 2 vol. (5); pp. e01072-14-e01072-14

Molecular phylogeny, morphology, pigment chemistry and ecology in Hygrophoraceae (Agaricales), 1, 2014
Lodge, DJ; Padamsee, M; Matheny, PB; Aime, MC; Cantrell, SA; Boertmann, D; Kovalenko, A; Vizzini, A; Dentinger, BTM; Kirk, PM; Ainsworth, AM; Moncalvo, J-M; Vilgalys, R; Larsson, E; Lücking, R; Griffith, GW; Smith, ME; Norvell, LL; Desjardin, DE; Redhead, SA; Ovrebo, CL; Lickey, EB; Ercole, E; Hughes, KW; Courtecuisse, R; Young, A; Binder, M; Minnis, AM; Lindner, DL; Ortiz-Santana, B; Haight, J; Læssøe, T; Baroni, TJ; Geml, J; Hattori, T, Fungal Diversity. 64 vol. (1); pp. 1-99

Mobile elements and mitochondrial genome expansion in the soil fungus and potato pathogen Rhizoctonia solani AG-3, 0, 2014
Losada, L; Pakala, SB; Fedorova, ND; Joardar, V; Shabalina, SA; Hostetler, J; Pakala, SM; Zafar, N; Thomas, E; Rodriguez-Carres, M; Dean, R; Vilgalys, R; Nierman, WC; Cubeta, MA, Fems Microbiology Letters. 352 vol. (2); pp. 165-173

Phylogenetic lineages in Entomophthoromycota, 6, 2013
Gryganskyi, A P and Humber, R A and Smith, M E and Hodge, K and Huang, B and Voigt, K and Vilgalys, R, Persoonia - Molecular Phylogeny and Evolution of Fungi. 30 vol. (1); pp. 94--105

Pathogen regulation of plant diversity via effective specialization., December, 2013
Benítez, M-S; Hersh, MH; Vilgalys, R; Clark, JS, Trends in Ecology and Evolution. (December, 2013) 28 vol. (12); pp. 705-711

Pathogen regulation of plant diversity via effective specialization, 12, 2013
Benítez, MS; Hersh, MH; Vilgalys, R; Clark, JS, Trends in Ecology & Evolution. 28 vol. (12); pp. 705-711

Molecular phylogeny, morphology, pigment chemistry and ecology in Hygrophoraceae (Agaricales), 10, 2013
Lodge, D Jean and Padamsee, M and Matheny, P B and Aime, M C and Cantrell, S A and Boertmann, D and Kovalenko, A, Vizzini, A, Dentinger, B T M and Kirk, P M and Ainsworth, A M and Moncalvo, J and Vilgalys, R and Larsson, E and Lucking, R and Griffith, G W and Smith, M E and Norvell, L L and Desjardin, D E and Redhead, S A and Ovrebo, C L and Lickey, E B and Ercole, E and Hughes, K W and Courtecuisse, R and Young, A and Binder, M and Minnis, A M and Lindner, D L and Ortiz-Santana, B and Haight, J and Laessoe, T and Baroni, T J and Geml, J and Hattori, T, Fungal Diversity.

Historical biogeography and diversification of truffles in the Tuberaceae and their newly identified southern hemisphere sister lineage., 1, 2013
Bonito, G; Smith, ME; Nowak, M; Healy, RA; Guevara, G; Cázares, E; Kinoshita, A; Nouhra, ER; Domínguez, LS; Tedersoo, L; Murat, C; Wang, Y; Moreno, BA; Pfister, DH; Nara, K; Zambonelli, A; Trappe, JM; Vilgalys, R, PloS one. 8 vol. (1); pp. e52765

The Ectomycorrhizal Fungal Community in a Neotropical Forest Dominated by the Endemic Dipterocarp Pakaraimaea dipterocarpacea, 1, 2013
Smith, M E and Henkel, T W and Uehling, J K and Fremier, A K and Clarke, H D and Vilgalys, R, PLoS ONE. 8 vol. (1); pp. e55160

A Multifactor Analysis of Fungal and Bacterial Community Structure in the Root Microbiome of Mature Populus deltoides Trees, 0, 2013
Shakya, M; Gottel, N; Castro, H; Yang, ZK; Gunter, L; Labbé, J; Muchero, W; Bonito, G; Vilgalys, R; Tuskan, G; al, E, PloS one. 8 vol. (10); pp. e76382

Changes in fungal community composition in response to elevated atmospheric CO<sub>2</sub> and nitrogen fertilization varies with soil horizon, 0, 2013
Weber, CF; Vilgalys, R; Kuske, CR, Frontiers in Microbiology. 4 vol. (APR); pp. 1--14

Corrigendum to "Molecular phylogeny of the Entomophthoromycota" [Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 65 (2012) 682-694], 0, 2013
Gryganskyi, AP; Humber, RA; Smith, ME; Miadlikovska, J; Wu, S; Voigt, K; Walther, G; Anishchenko, IM; Vilgalys, R, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 66 vol. (3); pp. 1099-

Nectar inhabiting yeasts in Virginian populations of Silene latifolia (Caryophyllaceae) and coflowering species, 0, 2013
Golonka, AM; Vilgalys, R, American Midland Naturalist. 169 vol. (2); pp. 235-258

Independent roles of ectomycorrhizal and saprotrophic communities in soil organic matter decomposition, 2013
Talbot, JM; Bruns, TD; Smith, DP; Branco, S; Glassman, SI; Erlandson, S; Vilgalys, R; Peay, KG, Soil Biology & Biochemistry. (2013) 57 pp. 282-291

Sequential Utilization of Hosts from Different Fly Families by Genetically Distinct, Sympatric Populations within the Entomophthora muscae Species Complex, 0, 2013
Gryganskyi, AP; Humber, RA; Stajich, JE; Mullens, B; Anishchenko, IM; Vilgalys, R, PloS one. 8 vol. (8); pp. e71168

Evaluating the impacts of multiple generalist fungal pathogens on temperate tree seedling survival., 3, 2012
Hersh, MH; Vilgalys, R; Clark, JS, Ecology. 93 vol. (3); pp. 511-520

Molecular phylogeny of the Entomophthoromycota., 11, 2012
Gryganskyi, AP; Humber, RA; Smith, ME; Miadlikowska, J; Wu, S; Voigt, K; Walther, G; Anishchenko, IM; Vilgalys, R, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 65 vol. (2); pp. 682-694

Ectomycorrhizal fungal community in a tropical forest dominated by the Neotropical Dipterocarp, Pakaraimea dipterocarpaceae, 0, 2012
Smith, ME; Henkel, TW; Uehling, JK; Fremier, AK; Clarke, HD; Vilgalys, R, PLOS ONE (in press).

Ectomycorrhizal fungal sporocarp diversity and discovery of new taxa in Dicymbe monodominant forests of the Guiana Shield, 0, 2012
Henkel, TW; Aime, MC; Chin, MML; Miller, SL; Vilgalys, R; Smith, ME, Biodiversity and Conservation. 21 vol. (9); pp. 2195-2220

Phylogenetic lineages in Entomophthoromycota., 2012
Gryganskyi, AP; Humber, RA; Smith, ME; Hodge, K; Huang, B; Voigt, K; Vilgalys, R, Persoonia.. (2012)

Common bacterial responses in six ecosystems exposed to 10 years of elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide, 0, 2012
Dunbar, J; Eichorst, SA; Gallegos-Graves, LV; Silva, S; Xie, G; Hengartner, NW; Evans, RD; Hungate, BA; Jackson, RB; Megonigal, JP; Schadt, CW; Vilgalys, R; Zak, DR; Kuske, CR, Environmental Microbiology. 14 vol. (5); pp. 1145-1158

Ascomycete phylotypes recovered from a Gulf of Mexico methane seep are identical to an uncultured deep-sea fungal clade from the Pacific, 0, 2012
Thaler, AD; Dover, CLV; Vilgalys, R, Fungal Ecology. 5 vol. (2); pp. 270-273

New North American truffles (Tuber spp.) and their ectomycorrhizal associations., 0, 2012
Guevara, ; Gonzalo, ; Bonito, G; Trappe, JM; Cázares, E; Williams, G; Healy, RA; Schadt, CW; Vilgalys, R, Mycologia. 2012 vol. (1); pp. 194--209

High diversity and widespread occurrence of mitotic spore mats in ectomycorrhizal Pezizales, 0, 2012
Healy, RA; Smith, ME; Bonito, GM; Pfister, DH; Ge, Z-W; Guevara, GG; Williams, G; Stafford, K; Kumar, L; Lee, T; al, E, Molecular Ecology. 22 vol. (6); pp. 1717-1732

New species of Xerocomus (Boletales) from the Guiana Shield, with notes on their mycorrhizal status and fruiting occurrence, 0, 2012
Henkel, TW; Husbands, D; Bonito, GM; Vilgalys, R; Smith, ME, Mycologia. in press vol. (2); pp. 422--435

New species of Clavulina (Cantharellales, Basidiomycota) with resupinate and effused basidiomata from the Guiana Shield, 0, 2012
Uehling, JK; Henkel, TW; Aime, MC; Vilgalys, R; Smith, ME, Mycologia. 104 vol. (2); pp. 547-556

Ectomycorrhizal fungal diversity in orchards of cultivated pecan (Carya illinoinensis; Juglandaceae). ., 0, 2012
Bonito, G., Timothy Brenneman and Rytas Vilgalys., Mycorrhiza.. pp. 601-612

Corrigendum to "Molecular phylogeny of the Entomophthoromycota" [Mol. Phylogenet. Evol. 65 (2012) 682-694] (DOI:10.1016/j.ympev.2012.07.026), 0, 2012
Gryganskyi, AP; Humber, RA; Smith, ME; Miadlikovska, J; Wu, S; Voigt, K; Walther, G; Anishchenko, IM; Vilgalys, R, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution.

Assessing ectomycorrhizal fungal spore banks of truffle producing soils with pecan seedling trap-plants, 0, 2012
Bonito, G; Smith, ME; Brenneman, T; Vilgalys, R, Plant and Soil. 356 vol. (1-2); pp. 357-366

New species and distribution records for Clavulina (Cantharellales, Basidiomycota) from the Guiana Shield, with a key to the lowland neotropical taxa, 0, 2012
Uehling, JK; Henkel, TW; Aime, MC; Vilgalys, R; Smith, ME, Fungal Biology. 116 vol. (12); pp. 1263-1274

Membranomyces species are common ectomycorrhizal symbionts in Northern Hemisphere forests, 0, 2012
Uehling, JK; Henkel, TW; Vilgalys, R; Smith, ME, Mycorrhiza. 22 vol. (7); pp. 577-581

Four new species of Clavulina (Cantharellales, Basidiomycota) from the Guiana Shield, and a key to the lowland neotropical species., 0, 2012
Uehling, JK; Henkel, TW; Aime, MC; Vilgalys, R; Smith, ME, Fungal Biology. In Press.

New species of Clavulina (Cantharellales, Basidiomycota) with resupinate and effused basidiomata from the Guiana Shield, 0, 2012
Uehling, JK; Henkel, TW; Aime, MC; Vilgalys, R; Smith, ME, Mycologia. 103 vol. (2); pp. 883-894

The Asian black truffle Tuber indicum can form ectomycorrhizas with North American host plants and complete its life cycle in non-native soils, 0, 2011
Bonito, G; Trappe, JM; Donovan, S; Vilgalys, R, Fungal Ecology. 4 vol. (1); pp. 83-93

Molecular phylogeny of the Blastocladiomycota (Fungi) based on nuclear ribosomal DNA, 0, 2011
Porter, TM; Martin, W; James, TY; Longcore, JE; Gleason, FH; Adler, PH; Letcher, PM; Vilgalys, R, Fungal Biology. 115 vol. (4-5); pp. 381-392

Entocybe is proposed as a new genus in the Entolomataceae (Agaricomycetes, Basidiomycota) based on morphological and molecular evidence, 0, 2011
Baroni, TJ; Hofstetter, V; Largent, DL; Vilgalys, R, North American Fungi. 6 vol. (12); pp. 1-19

Distinct microbial communities within the endosphere and rhizosphere of Populus deltoides roots across contrasting soil types, 0, 2011
Gottel, NR; Castro, HF; Kerley, M; Yang, Z; Pelletier, DA; Podar, M; Karpinets, T; Uberbacher, E; Tuskan, GA; Vilgalys, R; Doktycz, MJ; Schadt, CW, Applied and environmental microbiology. 77 vol. (17); pp. 5934-5944

Ectomycorrhizal fungal diversity in orchards of cultivated pecan (Carya illinoinensis; Juglandaceae), 0, 2011
Bonito, G; Brenneman, T; Vilgalys, R, Mycorrhiza. 21 vol. (7); pp. 601-612

Responses of soil cellulolytic fungal communities to elevated atmospheric CO <sub>2</sub> are complex and variable across five ecosystems, 0, 2011
Weber, CF; Zak, DR; Hungate, BA; Jackson, RB; Vilgalys, R; Evans, RD; Schadt, CW; Megonigal, JP; Kuske, CR, Environmental Microbiology. 13 vol. (10); pp. 2778-2793

Ectomycorrhizal fungal diversity and community structure on three co-occurring leguminous canopy tree species in a Neotropical rainforest, 0, 2011
Smith, ME; Henkel, TW; Aime, MC; Fremier, AK; Vilgalys, R, New Phytologist. 192 vol. (3); pp. 699-712

Structure, function, and phylogeny of the mating locus in the Rhizopus oryzae complex, 0, 2010
Gryganskyi, AP; Lee, SC; Litvintseva, AP; Smith, ME; Bonito, G; Porter, TM; Anishchenko, IM; Heitman, J; Vilgalys, R, PLoS One. 5 vol. (12); pp. e15273

Identification of fungi associated with municipal compost using DNA-based techniques, 0, 2010
Bonito, G; Isikhuemhen, OS; Vilgalys, R, Bioresour Technol. 101 vol. (3); pp. 1021-1027

Improved resolution of major clades within Tuber and taxonomy of species within the Tuber gibbosum complex, 0, 2010
Bonito, G; Trappe, JM; Rawlinson, P; Vilgalys, R, Mycologia. 102 vol. (5); pp. 1042-1057

A global meta-analysis of Tuber ITS rDNA sequences: Species diversity, host associations and long-distance dispersal, 0, 2010
Bonito, GM; Gryganskyi, AP; Trappe, JM; Vilgalys, R, Mol Ecol. 19 vol. (22); pp. 4994-5008

Phylogeny and phenotypic characterization of pathogenic Cryptococcus species and closely related saprobic taxa in the tremellales, 0, 2009
Findley, K; Rodriguez-Carres, M; Metin, B; Kroiss, J; Fonseca, Á; Vilgalys, R; Heitman, J, Eukaryot Cell. 8 vol. (3); pp. 353-361

Rapid global expansion of the fungal disease chytridiomycosis into declining and healthy amphibian populations, 0, 2009
James, TY; Litvintseva, AP; Vilgalys, R; Morgan, JAT; Taylor, JW; Fisher, MC; Berger, L; Weldon, C; Preez, LD; Longcore, JE, PLoS pathogens. 5 vol. (5); pp. e1000458

Expression of genes involved in symbiotic carbon and nitrogen transport in Pinus taeda mycorrhizal roots exposed to CO2 enrichment and nitrogen fertilization., 0, 2009
Parrent, JL; Vilgalys, R, Mycorrhiza. 19 vol. (7); pp. 469-479

The search for the fungal tree of life, 0, 2009
McLaughlin, DJ; Hibbett, DS; Lutzoni, F; Spatafora, JW; Vilgalys, R, Trends Microbiol. 17 vol. (11); pp. 488-497

Environmental and anthropogenic controls over bacterial communities in wetland soils., 11, 2008
Hartman, WH; Richardson, CJ; Vilgalys, R; Bruland, GL, Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 105 vol. (46); pp. 17842-17847

Widespread occurrence and phylogenetic placement of a soil clone group adds a prominent new branch to the fungal tree of life, 0, 2008
Porter, TM; Schadt, CW; Rizvi, L; Martin, AP; Schmidt, SK; Scott-Denton, L; Vilgalys, R; Moncalvo, JM, Mol Phylogenet Evol. 46 vol. (2); pp. 635-644

Phylogeography of the Solanaceae-infecting Basidiomycota fungus Rhizoctonia solani AG-3 based on sequence analysis of two nuclear DNA loci., 9, 2007
Ceresini, PC; Shew, HD; James, TY; Vilgalys, RJ; Cubeta, MA, BMC Evol Biol. 7 pp. 163

Diversity and phylogenetic affinities of foliar fungal endophytes in loblolly pine inferred by culturing and environmental PCR., 9, 2007
AE Arnold, DA Henk, RL Eells, F Lutzoni, R Vilgalys, Mycologia. 99 vol. (2); pp. 185-206

Diversity and phylogenetic affinities of foliar fungal endophytes in loblolly pine inferred by culturing and environmental PCR., 9, 2007
AE Arnold, DA Henk, RL Eells, F Lutzoni, R Vilgalys, Mycologia. 99 vol. (2); pp. 185-206

Diversity and phylogenetic affinities of foliar fungal endophytes in loblolly pine inferred by culturing and environmental PCR., 3, 2007
Arnold, AE; Henk, DA; Eells, RL; Lutzoni, F; Vilgalys, R, Mycologia. 99 vol. (2); pp. 185-206

Major clades of Agaricales: a multilocus phylogenetic overview., 10, 2007
PB Matheny, JM Curtis, V Hofstetter, MC Aime, JM Moncalvo, ZW Ge, JC Slot, JF Ammirati, TJ Baroni, NL Bougher, KW Hughes, DJ Lodge, RW Kerrigan, MT Seidl, DK Aanen, M DeNitis, GM Daniele, DE Desjardin, BR Kropp, LL Norvell, A Parker, EC Vellinga, R Vilgalys, DS Hibbett, Mycologia. 98 vol. (6); pp. 982-95

The cantharelloid clade: dealing with incongruent gene trees and phylogenetic reconstruction methods., 10, 2007
JM Moncalvo, RH Nilsson, B Koster, SM Dunham, T Bernauer, PB Matheny, TM Porter, S Margaritescu, M Weiss, S Garnica, E Danell, G Langer, E Langer, E Larsson, KH Larsson, R Vilgalys, Mycologia. 98 vol. (6); pp. 937-48

A molecular phylogeny of the flagellated fungi (Chytridiomycota) and description of a new phylum (Blastocladiomycota)., 10, 2007
TY James, PM Letcher, JE Longcore, SE Mozley-Standridge, D Porter, MJ Powell, GW Griffith, R Vilgalys, Mycologia. 98 vol. (6); pp. 860-71

Biomass and compositional responses of ectomycorrhizal fungal hyphae to elevated CO<sub>2</sub> and nitrogen fertilization, 2007
Parrent, JL; Vilgalys, R, New Phytol. (2007) 176 vol. (1); pp. 164-174

Molecular phylogeny suggests a single origin of insect symbiosis in the Pucciniomycetes with support for some relationships within the genus Septobasidium, 0, 2007
Henk, DA; Vilgalys, R, American journal of botany. 94 vol. (9); pp. 1515-1526

A higher-level phylogenetic classification of the Fungi, 0, 2007
Hibbett, DS; Binder, M; Bischoff, JF; Blackwell, M; Cannon, PF; Eriksson, OE; Huhndorf, S; James, T; Kirk, PM; Lücking, R; Lumbsch, HT; Lutzoni, F; Matheny, PB; McLaughlin, DJ; Powell, MJ; Redhead, S; Schoch, CL; Spatafora, JW; Stalpers, JA; Vilgalys, R; Aime, MC; Aptroot, A; Bauer, R; Begerow, D; Benny, GL; Castlebury, LA; Crous, PW; Dai, Y-C; Gams, W; Geiser, DM; Griffith, GW; Gueidan, C; Hawksworth, DL; Hestmark, G; Hosaka, K; Humber, RA; Hyde, KD; Ironside, JE; Kõljalg, U; Kurtzman, CP et al., Mycol Res. 111 vol. (5); pp. 509-547

CO2-enrichment and nutrient availability alter ectomycorrhizal fungal communities., 9, 2006
JL Parrent, WF Morris, R Vilgalys, Ecology. 87 vol. (9); pp. 2278-87

Phylogenetic utility of indels within ribosomal DNA and beta-tubulin sequences from fungi in the Rhizoctonia solani species complex., 8, 2006
D González, MA Cubeta, R Vilgalys, Mol Phylogenet Evol. 40 vol. (2); pp. 459-70

Multilocus sequence typing reveals three genetic subpopulations of Cryptococcus neoformans var. grubii (serotype A), including a unique population in Botswana., 4, 2006
AP Litvintseva, R Thakur, R Vilgalys, TG Mitchell, Genetics. 172 vol. (4); pp. 2223-38

Multilocus sequence typing reveals three genetic subpopulations of Cryptococcus neoformans var. grubii (serotype A), including a unique population in Botswana., 4, 2006
Litvintseva, AP; Thakur, R; Vilgalys, R; Mitchell, TG, Genetics. 172 vol. (4); pp. 2223-2238

Evolution of the bipolar mating system of the mushroom Coprinellus disseminatus from its tetrapolar ancestors involves loss of mating-type-specific pheromone receptor function., 3, 2006
TY James, P Srivilai, U Kües, R Vilgalys, Genetics. 172 vol. (3); pp. 1877-91

Reconstructing the early evolution of Fungi using a six-gene phylogeny., 10, 2006
James, TY; Kauff, F; Schoch, CL; Matheny, PB; Hofstetter, V; Cox, CJ; Celio, G; Gueidan, C; Fraker, E; Miadlikowska, J; Lumbsch, HT; Rauhut, A; Reeb, V; Arnold, AE; Amtoft, A; Stajich, JE; Hosaka, K; Sung, G-H; Johnson, D; O'Rourke, B; Crockett, M; Binder, M; Curtis, JM; Slot, JC; Wang, Z; Wilson, AW; Schüssler, A; Longcore, JE; O'Donnell, K; Mozley-Standridge, S; Porter, D; Letcher, PM; Powell, MJ; Taylor, JW; White, MM; Griffith, GW; Davies, DR; Humber, RA; Morton, JB; Sugiyama, J et al., Nature. 443 vol. (7113); pp. 818-822

A molecular phylogeny of the flagellated fungi (Chytridiomycota) and description of a new phylum (Blastocladiomycota), 0, 2006
James, TY; Letcher, PM; Longcore, JE; Mozley-Standridge, SE; Porter, D; Powell, MJ; Griffith, GW; Vilgalys, R, Mycologia. 98 vol. (6); pp. 860-871

The cantharelloid clade: Dealing with incongruent gene trees and phylogenetic reconstruction methods, 0, 2006
Moncalvo, J-M; Nilsson, RH; Koster, B; Dunham, SM; Bernauer, T; Matheny, PB; Porter, TM; Margaritescu, S; Weiß, M; Garnica, S; Danell, E; Langer, G; Langer, E; Larsson, E; Larsson, K-H; Vilgalys, R, Mycologia. 98 vol. (6); pp. 937-948

Major clades of Agaricales: A multilocus phylogenetic overview, 0, 2006
Matheny, PB; Curtis, JM; Hofstetter, V; Aime, MC; Moncalvo, J-M; Ge, Z-W; Yang, Z-L; Slot, JC; Ammirati, JF; Baroni, TJ; Bougher, NL; Hughes, KW; Lodge, DJ; Kerrigan, RW; Seidl, MT; Aanen, DK; DeNitis, M; Daniele, GM; Desjardin, DE; Kropp, BR; Norvell, LL; Parker, A; Vellinga, EC; Vilgalys, R; Hibbett, DS, Mycologia. 98 vol. (6); pp. 982-995

Geographic variation in algal partners of Cladonia subtenuis (Cladoniaceae) highlights the dynamic nature of a lichen symbiosis., 0, 2006
R Yahr, R Vilgalys, PT DePriest, New Phytol. 171 vol. (4); pp. 847-60

Reconstructing the early evolution of Fungi using a six-gene phylogeny, 2006
James TY, Kauff F, Schoch CL, Matheny PB, Hofstetter V, Cox CJ, Celio G, Gueidan C, Fraker E, Miadlikowska J, Lumbsch HT, Rauhut A, Reeb V, Arnold AE, Amtoft A, Stajich JE, Hosaka K, Sung GH, Johnson D, O'Rourke B, Crockett M, Binder M, Curtis JM, Slot JC, Wang Z, Wilson AW, Schussler A, Longcore JE, O'Donnell K, Mozley-Standridge S, Porter D, Letcher PM, Powell MJ, Taylor JW, White MM, Griffith GW, Davies DR, Humber RA, Morton JB, Sugiyama J, Rossman AY, Rogers JD, Pfister DH, Hewitt D, Hansen K, Hambleton S, Shoemaker RA, Kohlmeyer J, Volkmann-Kohlmeyer B, Spotts RA, Serdani M, Crous PW, Hughes KW, Matsuura K, Langer E, Langer G, Untereiner WA, Lucking R, Budel B, Geiser DM, Aptroot A, Diederich P, Schmitt I, Schultz M, Yahr R, Hibbett DS, Lutzoni F, McLaughlin DJ, Spatafora JW, Vilgalys R, Nature. (2006) 443 pp. 818-822

Erratum: Geographic variation in algal partners of Cladonia subtenuis (Cladoniaceae) highlights the dynamic nature of a lichen symbiosis (New Phytologist (2006) 171 (847-860)), 0, 2006
Yahr, R; Vilgalys, R; DePriest, PT, New Phytologist. 172 vol. (2); pp. 377-

Phylogenetic utility of indels within ribosomal DNA and β-tubulin sequences from fungi in the Rhizoctonia solani species complex, 2006
González, D; Cubeta, MA; Vilgalys, R, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. (2006) 40 vol. (2); pp. 459-470

Evolution of the bipolar mating system of the mushroom Coprinellus disseminatus from its tetrapolar ancestors involves loss of mating-type-specific pheromone receptor function, 0, 2006
James, TY; Srivilai, P; Kües, U; Vilgalys, R, Genetics. 172 vol. (3); pp. 1877-1891

Geographic variation in algal partners of Cladonia subtenuis (Cladoniaceae) highlights the dynamic nature of a lichen symbiosis, 0, 2006
Yahr, R; Vilgalys, R; Depriest, PT, New Phytologist. 171 vol. (4); pp. 847-860

CO<sub>2</sub>-enrichment and nutrient availability alter ectomycorrhizal fungal communities, 0, 2006
Parrent, JL; Morris, WF; Vilgalys, R, Ecology. 87 vol. (9); pp. 2278-2287

Fungal community analysis by large-scale sequencing of environmental samples., 9, 2005
O'Brien, HE; Parrent, JL; Jackson, JA; Moncalvo, J-M; Vilgalys, R, Appl Environ Microbiol. 71 vol. (9); pp. 5544-5550

Assessment of soil microbial community structure by use of taxon-specific quantitative PCR assays., 7, 2005
N Fierer, JA Jackson, R Vilgalys, RB Jackson, Appl Environ Microbiol. 71 vol. (7); pp. 4117-20

Assessment of soil microbial community structure by use of taxon-specific quantitative PCR assays., 7, 2005
Fierer, N; Jackson, JA; Vilgalys, R; Jackson, RB, Applied and environmental microbiology. 71 vol. (7); pp. 4117-4120

Notes on Agaricus section Duploannulati using molecular and morphological data., 6, 2005
Didukh, M; Vilgalys, R; Wasser, SP; Isikhuemhen, OS; Nevo, E, Mycol Res. 109 vol. (Pt 6); pp. 729-740

Comparative analysis of environmental and clinical populations of Cryptococcus neoformans., 2, 2005
AP Litvintseva, L Kestenbaum, R Vilgalys, TG Mitchell, J Clin Microbiol. 43 vol. (2); pp. 556-64

Comparative analysis of environmental and clinical populations of Cryptococcus neoformans., 2, 2005
Litvintseva, AP; Kestenbaum, L; Vilgalys, R; Mitchell, TG, Journal of clinical microbiology. 43 vol. (2); pp. 556-564

Chytrid fungi as agents of amphibian decline- what can we learn from the earliest diverging fungi?, 0, 2005
James, T. Y. and R. Vilgalys,

The crepidotaceae (Basidiomycota, Agaricales): Phylogeny and taxonomy of the genera and revision of the family based on molecular evidence, 0, 2005
Aime, MC; Vilgalys, R; Jr, OKM, American journal of botany. 92 vol. (1); pp. 74-82

Quantitative analyses of nitrogen cycling genes in soils, 0, 2005
Wallenstein, MD; Vilgalys, RJ, Pedobiologia. 49 vol. (6); pp. 665-672

Notes on Agaricus section Duploannulati using molecular and morphological data, 0, 2005
Didukh, M; Vilgalys, R; Wasser, SP; Isikhuemhen, OS; Nevo, E, Mycological Research. 109 vol. (6); pp. 729-740

A genetic linkage map of Cryptococcus neoformans variety neoformans serotype D (Filobasidiella neoformans)., 6, 2004
Marra, RE; Huang, JC; Fung, E; Nielsen, K; Heitman, J; Vilgalys, R; Mitchell, TG, Genetics. 167 vol. (2); pp. 619-631

Molecular phylogeny, biogeography and speciation of the mushroom species Pleurotus cystidiosus and allied taxa., 3, 2004
Zervakis, GI; Moncalvo, JM; Vilgalys, R, Microbiology. 150 vol. (Pt 3); pp. 715-726

Phylogeny and evolution of medical species of Candida and related taxa: a multigenic analysis., 12, 2004
Diezmann, S; Cox, CJ; Schönian, G; Vilgalys, RJ; Mitchell, TG, J Clin Microbiol. 42 vol. (12); pp. 5624-5635

Assembling the fungal tree of life: progress, classification, and evolution of subcellular traits., 2004
Lutzoni, F; Kauff, F; Cox, CJ; McLaughlin, D; Celio, G; Dentinger, B; Padamsee, M; Hibbett, D; James, TY; Baloch, E; Grube, M; Reeb, V; Hofstetter, V; Schoch, C; Arnold, AE; Miadlikowska, J; Spatafora, J; Johnson, D; Hambleton, S; Crockett, M; Shoemaker, R; Sung, G-H; Lücking, R; Lumbsch, T; O'Donnell, K; Binder, M; Diederich, P; Ertz, D; Gueidan, C; Hansen, K; Harris, RC; Hosaka, K; Lim, Y-W; Matheny, B; Nishida, H; Pfister, D; Rogers, J; Rossman, A; Schmitt, I; Sipman, H; Stone, J et al., American journal of botany. (2004) 91 vol. (10); pp. 1446-1480

Evolution of the gene encoding mitochondrial intermediate peptidase and its cosegregation with the A mating-type locus of mushroom fungi, 0, 2004
James, TY; Kües, U; Rehner, SA; Vilgalys, R, Fungal Genet Biol. 41 vol. (3); pp. 381-390

Toward a better understanding of the infrageneric relationships in Cortinarius (Agaricales, Basidiomycota), 2004
Peintner, U; Moncalvo, J-M; Vilgalys, R, Mycologia. (2004) 96 vol. (5); pp. 1042-1058

The genetic structure and diversity of the A and B mating-type genes from the tropical oyster mushroom, Pleurotus djamor, 0, 2004
James, TY; Liou, S-R; Vilgalys, R, Fungal Genet Biol. 41 vol. (8); pp. 813-825

Strong fungal specificity and selectivity for algal symbionts in Florida scrub Cladonia lichens, 0, 2004
Yahr, R; Vilgalys, R; Depriest, PT, Mol Ecol. 13 vol. (11); pp. 3367-3378

Molecular phylogeny, biogeography and speciation of the mushroom species Pleurotus cystidiosus and allied taxa, 0, 2004
Zervakis, GI; Moncalvo, J-M; Vilgalys, R, Microbiology (Reading, England). 150 vol. (3); pp. 715-726

Detecting Migrants in Populations of Rhizoctonia solani Anastomosis Group 3 from Potato in North Carolina Using Multilocus Genotype Probabilities., 5, 2003
Ceresini, PC; Shew, HD; Vilgalys, RJ; Gale, LR; Cubeta, MA, Phytopathology. 93 vol. (5); pp. 610-615

Multilocus sequence typing suggests the chytrid pathogen of amphibians is a recently emerged clone., 2, 2003
Morehouse, EA; James, TY; Ganley, ARD; Vilgalys, R; Berger, L; Murphy, PJ; Longcore, JE, Mol Ecol. 12 vol. (2); pp. 395-403

Evidence of sexual recombination among Cryptococcus neoformans serotype A isolates in sub-Saharan Africa., 12, 2003
Litvintseva, AP; Marra, RE; Nielsen, K; Heitman, J; Vilgalys, R; Mitchell, TG, Eukaryot Cell. 2 vol. (6); pp. 1162-1168

Endophytic Xylaria (Xylariaceae) among liverworts and angiosperms: phylogenetics, distribution, and symbiosis., 2003
Davis, EC; Franklin, JB; Shaw, AJ; Vilgalys, R, American journal of botany. (2003) 90 vol. (11); pp. 1661-1667

Revisiting the rDNA sequence diversity of a natural population of the arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus Acaulospora colossica, 0, 2003
Pringle, A; Moncalvo, J-M; Vilgalys, R, Mycorrhiza. 13 vol. (4); pp. 227-231

Taxonomic misidentification in public DNA databases, 2003
Vilgalys, R, New Phytologist. (2003) 160 vol. (1); pp. 4-5

Genetic diversity of Rhizoctonia solani AG-3 from potato and tobacco in North Carolina., 2002
Ceresini, PC; Shew, HD; Vilgalys, RJ; Cubeta, MA, Mycologia. (2002) 94 vol. (3); pp. 437-449

Genetic structure of populations of Rhizoctonia solani AG-3 on potato in eastern North Carolina., 2002
Ceresini, PC; Shew, HD; Vilgalys, RJ; Rosewich, UL; Cubeta, MA, Mycologia. (2002) 94 vol. (3); pp. 450-460

Multiple origins of hybrid strains of Cryptococcus neoformans with serotype AD., 1, 2002
Xu, J; Luo, G; Vilgalys, RJ; Brandt, ME; Mitchell, TG, Microbiology. 148 vol. (Pt 1); pp. 203-212

Phylogeny of Rozites, Cuphocybe and Rapacea inferred from ITS and LSU rDNA sequences, 2002
Peintner, U; Horak, E; Moser, MM; Vilgalys, R, Mycologia. (2002) 94 vol. (4); pp. 620-629

Thaxterogaster is a taxonomic synonym of Cortinarius: New combinations and new names, 2002
Peintner, U; Moser, M; Vilgalys, R, Mycotaxon. (2002) 81 pp. 177-184

Phylogenetic analyses of the Lyophylleae (Agaricales, Basidiomycota) based on nuclear and mitochondrial rDNA sequences, 2002
Hofstetter, V; Clémençon, H; Vilgalys, R; Moncalvo, J-M, Mycological Research. (2002) 106 vol. (9); pp. 1043-1059

Rozites, Cuphocybe and Rapacea are taxonomic synonyms of Cortinarius: New combinations and new names, 2002
Peintner, U; Horak, E; Moser, M; Vilgalys, R, Mycotaxon. (2002) 83 pp. 447-451

One hundred and seventeen clades of euagarics, 0, 2002
Moncalvo, J-M; Vilgalys, R; Redhead, SA; Johnson, JE; James, TY; Aime, MC; Hofstetter, V; Verduin, SJW; Larsson, E; Baroni, TJ; Thorn, RG; Jacobsson, S; Clémençon, H; Jr, OKM, Mol Phylogenet Evol. 23 vol. (3); pp. 357-400

Ectomycorrhizal fungi and their leguminous hosts in the Pakaraima Mountains of Guyana, 2002
Henkel, TW; Terborgh, J; Vilgalys, RJ, Mycological Research. (2002) 106 vol. (5); pp. 515-531

Phylogeny of agarics: Partial systematics solutions for core Omphalinoid genera in the Agaricales (Euagarics), 2002
Redhead, SA; Lutzoni, F; Moncalvo, J-M; Vilgalys, R, Mycotaxon. (2002) 83 pp. 19-57

Multiple origins of hybrid strains of Cryptococcus neoformans with serotype AD, 2002
Xu, J; Luo, G; Vilgalys, RJ; Brandt, ME; Mitchell, TG, Microbiology. (2002) 148 vol. (1); pp. 203-212

Dynamic and heterogeneous mutations to fluconazole resistance in Cryptococcus neoformans., 2, 2001
Xu, J; Onyewu, C; Yoell, HJ; Ali, RY; Vilgalys, RJ; Mitchell, TG, Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 45 vol. (2); pp. 420-427

Polymorphism at the ribosomal DNA spacers and its relation to breeding structure of the widespread mushroom Schizophyllum commune., 1, 2001
James, TY; Moncalvo, JM; Li, S; Vilgalys, R, Genetics. 157 vol. (1); pp. 149-161

Coprinus Pers. and the disposition of Coprinus species sensu lato, 0, 2001
Redhead, SA; Vilgalys, R; Moncalvo, J-M; Johnson, J; Jr, HJS, Taxon. 50 vol. (1); pp. 203-241

Infragenic phylogeny of Collybia s. str. based on sequences of ribosomal ITS and LSU regions, 0, 2001
Hughes, KW; Petersen, RH; Johnson, JE; Moncalvo, J-M; Vilgalys, R; Redhead, SA; Thomas, T; McGhee, LL, Mycological Research. 105 vol. (2); pp. 164-172

Assessing biogeographic relationships between North American and Chinese macrofungi, 2001
Mueller, GM; Wu, Q-X; Huang, Y-Q; Guo, S-Y; Aldana-Gomez, R; Vilgalys, R, Journal of Biogeography. (2001) 28 vol. (2); pp. 271-281

The other fly room: J. T. Patterson and Texas genetics, 0, 2001
James, TY; Moncalvo, J-M; Li, S; Vilgalys, R, Genetics. 157 vol. (1); pp. 1-5

Multiple origins of sequestrate fungi related to Cortinarius (Cortinariaceae), 2001
Peintner, U; Bougher, NL; Castellano, MA; Moncalvo, J-M; Moser, MM; Trappe, JM; Vilgalys, R, American Journal of Botany. (2001) 88 vol. (12); pp. 2168-2179

Ribosomal DNA systematics of Ceratobasidium and Thanatephorus with Rhizoctonia anamorphs, 2001
Gonzalez, D; Carling, DE; Kuninaga, S; Vilgalys, R; Cubetae, MA, Mycologia. (2001) 93 vol. (6); pp. 1138-1150

Abundance and diversity of Schizophyllum commune spore clouds in the Caribbean detected by selective sampling, 0, 2001
James, TY; Vilgalys, R, Mol Ecol. 10 vol. (2); pp. 471-479

The chromosomal region containing pab-1, mip, and the A mating type locus of the secondarily homothallic homobasidiomycete Coprinus bilanatus, 0, 2001
Kües, U; James, TY; Vilgalys, R; Challen, MP, Curr Genet. 39 vol. (1); pp. 16-24

Phylogenetic relationships of agaric fungi based on nuclear large subunit ribosomal DNA sequences., 6, 2000
Moncalvo, JM; Lutzoni, FM; Rehner, SA; Johnson, J; Vilgalys, R, Syst Biol. 49 vol. (2); pp. 278-305

Uniparental mitochondrial transmission in sexual crosses in Cryptococcus neoformans., 2000
Xu, J; Ali, RY; Gregory, DA; Amick, D; Lambert, SE; Yoell, HJ; Vilgalys, RJ; Mitchell, TG, Current Microbiology. (2000) 40 vol. (4); pp. 269-273

Clonal and spontaneous origins of fluconazole resistance in Candida albicans., 2000
Xu, J; Ramos, AR; Vilgalys, R; Mitchell, TG, Journal of clinical microbiology. (2000) 38 vol. (3); pp. 1214-1220

Development and characterization of a genetic linkage map of Cryptococcus neoformans var. neoformans using amplified fragment length polymorphisms and other markers., December, 2001
Forche, A; Xu, J; Vilgalys, R; Mitchell, TG, Fungal Genet Biol. (December, 2001) 31 vol. (3); pp. 189-203

Multiple gene genealogies reveal recent dispersion and hybridization in the human pathogenic fungus Cryptococcus neoformans., 10, 2000
Xu, J; Vilgalys, R; Mitchell, TG, Mol Ecol. 9 vol. (10); pp. 1471-1481

Mating compatibility and phylogeography in Pleurotus tuberregium, 2000
Isikhuemhen, OS; Moncalvo, J-M; Nerud, F; Vilgalys, R, Mycological Research. (2000) 104 vol. (6); pp. 732-737

Variation in modes and rates of evolution in nuclear and mitochondrial ribosomal DNA in the mushroom genus Amanita (Agaricales, Basidiomycota): Phylogenetic implications, 2000
Moncalvo, J-M; Drehmel, D; Vilgalys, R, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. (2000) 16 vol. (1); pp. 48-63

Cultivation studies on wild and hybrid strains of Pleurotus tuberregium (Fr.) Sing. on wheat straw substrate, 2000
Isikhuemhen, OS; Nerud, F; Vilgalys, R, World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. (2000) 16 vol. (5); pp. 431-435

Molecular phylogenetics of the Chytridiomycota supports the utility of ultrastructural data in chytrid systematics, 2000
James, TY; Porter, D; Leander, CA; Vilgalys, R; Longcore, JE, Canadian Journal of Botany. (2000) 78 vol. (3); pp. 336-350

Molecular typing of pathogenic fungi., 0, 2000
McEwen, JG; Taylor, JW; Carter, D; Xu, J; Felipe, MS; Vilgalys, R; Mitchell, TG; Kasuga, T; White, T; Bui, T; Soares, CM, Med Mycol. 38 Suppl 1 pp. 189-197

Rhacophyllus and Zerovaemyces - Teleomorphs or anamorphs?, 2000
Redhead, SA; Seifert, KA; Vilgalys, R; Moncalvo, J-M, Taxon. (2000) 49 vol. (4); pp. 789-798

[Genetic structure of geographically different populations of candida albicans]., 0, 2000
Schönian, G; Forche, A; Tietz, HJ; Müller, M; Gräser, Y; Vilgalys, R; Mitchell, TG; Presber, W, Mycoses. 43 Suppl 2 pp. 51-56

Phylogenetic analyses and the distribution of nematophagy support a monophyletic Pleurotaceae within the polyphyletic pleurotoid-lentinoid fungi, 2000
Thorn, RG; Moncalvo, J-M; Reddy, CA; Vilgalys, R, Mycologia. (2000) 92 vol. (2); pp. 241-252

High levels of variation in ribosomal DNA sequences within and among spores of a natural population of the arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus Acaulospora colossica, 2000
Pringle, A; Moncalvo, J-M; Vilgalys, R, Mycologia. (2000) 92 vol. (2); pp. 259-268

Lack of genetic differentiation between two geographically diverse samples of Candida albicans isolated from patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus., 1999
Xu, J; Vilgalys, R; Mitchell, TG, Journal of bacteriology. (1999) 181 vol. (4); pp. 1369-1373

Genetic structure of typical and atypical populations of Candida albicans from Africa., 11, 1999
Forche, A; Schönian, G; Gräser, Y; Vilgalys, R; Mitchell, TG, Fungal Genetics and Biology. 28 vol. (2); pp. 107-125

PCR-restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) analyses reveal both extensive clonality and local genetic differences in Candida albicans., 1999
Xu, J; Mitchell, TG; Vilgalys, R, Molecular Ecology. (1999) 8 vol. (1); pp. 59-73

Calocybe cyanea - A rare and beautiful agaric is discovered in Puerto Rico, 1999
Baroni, TJ; Legon, NW; Vilgalys, R; Lodge, DJ, Mycologist. (1999) 13 vol. (1); pp. 7-10

Phylogeny and taxonomy of the family Arthrodermataceae (dermatophytes) using sequence analysis of the ribosomal ITS region, 1999
Gräser, Y; Fari, ME; Vilgalys, R; Kuijpers, AFA; Hoog, GSD; Presber, W; Tietz, H-J, Medical Mycology (Informa). (1999) 37 vol. (2); pp. 105-114

Phylogenetic Relationships in the Mushroom Genus Coprinus and Dark-Spored Allies Based on Sequence Data from the Nuclear Gene Coding for the Large Ribosomal Subunit RNA: Divergent Domains, Outgroups, and Monophyly, 1999
Jr, JSH; Vilgalys, R, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. (1999) 13 vol. (1); pp. 1-19

Molecular phylogeny of Amanita based on large-subunit ribosomal DNA sequences: Implications for taxonomy and character evolution, 1999
Drehmel, D; Moncalvo, J-M; Vilgalys, R, Mycologia. (1999) 91 vol. (4); pp. 610-618

Evidence for limited intercontinental gene flow in the cosmopolitan mushroom, Schizophyllum commune, 1999
James, TY; Porter, D; Hamrick, JL; Vilgalys, R, Evolution. (1999) 53 vol. (6); pp. 1665-1677

Colony size can be used to determine the MIC of fluconazole for pathogenic yeasts., 1998
Xu, J; Vilgalys, R; Mitchell, TG, Journal of clinical microbiology. (1998) 36 vol. (8); pp. 2383-2385

Phylogenetic systematics of Lepiota sensu lato based on nuclear large subunit rDNA evidence, 1998
Johnson, J; Vilgalys, R, Mycologia. (1998) 90 vol. (6); pp. 971-979

Mushroom poisoning., 1997
McPartland, JM; Vilgalys, RJ; Cubeta, MA, American family physician. (1997) 55 vol. (5); pp. 1797-1812

Population biology of the Rhizoctonia solani complex, 1997
Cubeta, MA; Vilgalys, R, Phytopathology. (1997) 87 vol. (4); pp. 480-483

Phylogenetic Relationships of the Liverworts (Hepaticae), a Basal Embryophyte Lineage, Inferred from Nucleotide Sequence Data of the Chloroplast GenerbcL, 1997
Lewis, LA; Mishler, BD; Vilgalys, R, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. (1997) 7 vol. (3); pp. 377-393

Molecular markers reveal that population structure of the human pathogen Candida albicans exhibits both clonality and recombination., 1996
Gräser, Y; Volovsek, M; Arrington, J; Schönian, G; Presber, W; Mitchell, TG; Vilgalys, R, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of USA. (1996) 93 vol. (22); pp. 12473-12477

Ancient single origin for Malagasy primates, 1996
Yoder, AD; Cartmill, M; Ruvolo, M; Smith, K; Vilgalys, R, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of USA. (1996) 93 vol. (10); pp. 5122-5126

Analysis of genes coding for small-subunit rRNA sequences in studying phylogenetics of dematiaceous fungal pathogens [2], 1995
Haase, G; Spatafora, JW; Mitchell, TG; Vilgalys, R, Journal of clinical microbiology. (1995) 34 vol. (8); pp. 2049-2050

Molecular evolutionary dynamics of cytochrome b in strepsirrhine primates: The phylogenetic significance of third-position transversions, 0, 1996
Yoder, AD; Vilgalys, R; Ruvolo, M, Molecular Biology and Evolution. 13 vol. (10); pp. 1339-1350

Analysis of genes coding for small-subunit rRNA sequences in studying phylogenetics of dematiaceous fungal pathogens., 5, 1995
Spatafora, JW; Mitchell, TG; Vilgalys, R, Journal of clinical microbiology. 33 vol. (5); pp. 1322-1326

Assessment of species distributions in Pleurotus based on trapping of airborne basidiospores, 1994
Vilgalys, R; Lin, SB, Mycologia. (1994) 86 vol. (2); pp. 270-274

Molecular systematics and population biology of Rhizoctonia, 1994
Vilgalys, R; Cubeta, MA, Annual Review of Phytopathology. (1994) 32 pp. 135-155

Ancient and recent patterns of geographic speciation in the oyster mushroom Pleurotus revealed by phylogenetic analysis of ribosomal DNA sequences, 1994
Vilgalys, R; Sun, BL, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. (1994) 91 vol. (10); pp. 4599-4603

Erratum: Ancient and recent patterns of geographic speciation in the oyster mushroom Pleurotus revealed by phylogenetic analysis of ribosomal DNA sequences (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (May 10, 199..., 0, 1994
Vilgalys, R; Sun, BL, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of USA. 91 vol. (16); pp. 7832-

Hybridization probes for conventional DNA fingerprinting used as single primers in the polymerase chain reaction to distinguish strains of Cryptococcus neoformans., 1993
Meyer, W; Mitchell, TG; Freedman, EZ; Vilgalys, R, Journal of clinical microbiology. (1993) 31 vol. (9); pp. 2274-2280

Intersterility groups in the Pleurotus ostreatus complex from the continental United States and adjacent Canada, 1993
Vilgalys, R; Smith, A; Sun, BL; Jr, OKM, Canadian Journal of Botany. (1993) 71 vol. (1); pp. 113-128

Systematics of Lyophyllum section difformia based on evidence from culture studies and ribosomal DNA sequences, 1993
Moncalvo, JM; Rehner, SA; Vilgalys, R, Mycologia. (1993) 85 vol. (5); pp. 788-794

Spatial distribution and genetic relationships among individuals in a natural population of the oyster mushroom Pleurotus ostreatus, 1992
Kay, E; Vilgalys, R, Mycologia. (1992) 84 vol. (2); pp. 173-182

Evolutionary relationships within the fungi: Analyses of nuclear small subunit rRNA sequences, 1992
Barns, TD; Vilgalys, R; Barns, SM; Gonzalez, D; Hibbett, DS; Lane, DJ; Simon, L; Stickel, S; Szaro, TM; Weisburg, WG; Sogin, ML, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. (1992) 1 vol. (3); pp. 231-241

Evolutionary relationships of Lentinus to the Polyporaceae: evidence from restriction analysis of enzymatically amplified ribosomal DNA, 1991
Hibbett, DS; Vilgalys, R, Mycologia. (1991) 83 vol. (4); pp. 425-439

Speciation and species concepts in the Collybia dryophila complex, 1991
Vilgalys, R, Mycologia. (1991) 83 vol. (6); pp. 758-773

Rapid genetic identification and mapping of enzymatically amplified ribosomal DNA from several Cryptococcus species, 1990
Vilgalys, R; Hester, M, Journal of bacteriology. (1990) 172 vol. (8); pp. 4238-4246

Organization of ribosomal DNA in the basidiomycete Thanatephorus praticola, 1990
Vilgalys, R; Gonzalez, D, Current Genetics. (1990) 18 vol. (3); pp. 277-280

Book Chapters:

Sex in the rest: mysterious mating in the Chytridiomycota and Zygomycota in Sex in fungi: molecular determination and evolutionary implications, 0, 2007
Idnurm, A., T. Y. James, and R. Vilgalys

Amphibian chytridiomycosis as an emerging infectious disease of wildlife: what can we learn from the earliest diverging fungi? in Molecular principles of fungal pathogenesis, 2006
James, T. Y. and R. Vilgalys

Awards

  • 2007 see cv

  • 2005 New York State Regents Scholarship

  • 2002 AAAS Fellow

  • 2002 Mid-Career Fellowship, Mycological Society of America

  • 2002 MSA Fellows, Mycological Society of America

  • 1995 Alexopolous Award, Mycological Society of America

  • 1995 Alexopoulos Prize, Mycological Society of America

  • 1986 Outstanding dissertation award, College of Arts and Sciences, Virginia Tech

  • 1983 Gertrude S. Burlingham Fellowship, New York Botanical Garden