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