Eurotiales

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Eurotiales
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Aspergillus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Subdivision: Pezizomycotina
Class: Eurotiomycetes
Order: Eurotiales
G.W.Martin ex Benny & Kimbr. (1980)
Families

Elaphomycetaceae
Thermoascaceae
Trichocomaceae
Genera incertae sedis

The Eurotiales are an order of sac fungi, also known as the green and blue molds. The order contains 3 families, 49 genera, and 928 species.[1] It was circumscribed in 1980.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA. (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CABI. p. 248. ISBN 978-0-85199-826-8. 
  2. ^ Benny GL, Kimbrough JW. (1980). "A synopsis of the orders and families of Plectomycetes with keys to genera". Mycotaxon 12 (1): 1–91.