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  • A number of fungi produce volatile organic compounds that have hydrocarbon-like properties. Gliocladium roseum, discovered in Patagonia, has been shown to produce many of the same hydrocarbons found in diesel fuel. Agricultural wastes can be used as substrates. Uses: green chemicals and/or fuels ("Mycodiesel").
  • Can these be bioreactor grown?
    • If not how hard would it be to transfer these genes/pathways to algae/ecoli/yeast
  • Need the biologists/biotech people to chime in
  • MAY be what Proterro did?

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