4 June 2015

936 genders

Cyathus stercoreus, the "dung-loving bird's nest", has 39 different possible MAT-A's, and 24 MAT-B's. This means that there are a total of 936 (39×24) different genders, and an arbitrary fungus will be able to mate with 874 (38×23) of them. 
John Kellden

Image: University of Guelph

h/t: FJ

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