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HES Professor Dr. Elizabeth Turner is among a team of scientists that have discovered the world’s oldest fungus fossil to date!

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Laurentian’s Dr. Elizabeth Turner is among a team of scientists that have discovered the world’s oldest fungus fossil to date! The findings were published in the prestigious Nature Journal.

 

You can read more about the discovery from both local and international media:

 

“Billion-year-old fossils set back evolution of earliest fungi” – Nature International Journal of Science

 

“Scientists say they discovered world’s oldest fungus fossil in Canadian Arctic” - The Globe and Mail

 

“A Billion-Year-Old Fungus May Hold Clues to Life’s Arrival on Land” – The New York Times

 

“Billion-year-old fungi: LU scientist part of team that cracked open window on very ancient life” – Sudbury.com

 

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