Ascoideaceae

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Ascoideaceae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Saccharomycetes
Order: Saccharomycetales
Family: Ascoideaceae
J.Schröter
Type genus
Ascoidea
Bref.
Type species
Ascoidea rubescens
Bref.
Species

The Ascoideaceae are a family of yeasts in the order Saccharomycetales. A monotypic taxon, it contains the single genus Ascoidea.[1] Species in the family have a widespread distribution, and typically grow in beetle galleries in dead wood.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lumbsch TH, Huhndorf SM. (December 2007). "Outline of Ascomycota – 2007". Myconet (The Field Museum, Department of Botany, Chicago, USA) 13: 1–58. 
  2. ^ Cannon PF, Kirk PM. (2007). Fungal Families of the World. Wallingford, UK: CAB International. pp. 22–23. ISBN 0-85199-827-5.