|MadSci Network: Microbiology|
I have beeen unable to determine whan this was proposed. Everyone says recently so I would say in the last five to six years. I was not able to find it anywhere that this kingdom had been created. Everyone still seems to be saying that it falls under the kingdom of Fungi. These things take years to bring about. The last time a new kingdom of life was proposed, the Archae, it took 15 years to get the new kindom accepted. It took ten years for the majority other researchers in the field to stop calling the researcher that originally proposed a new kingdom a lunatic. I wish I were kidding. Systematics is a lot about politics.
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