Lichinomycetes

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Lichinomycetes
Lichina pygmaea Î aux Vaches 2008-11-26.jpg
Lichina pygmaea
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Subdivision: Pezizomycotina
Class: Lichinomycetes
Reeb, Lutzoni & Cl. Roux (2004)
Orders

Lichinales

Lichinomycetes are a class of ascomycete fungi. It includes the single order Lichinales. Most species are lichenized. The class was circumscribed in 2004.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Reeb V, Lutzoni F, Roux C. (2004). "Contribution of RPB2 to multilocus phylogenetic studies of the euascomycetes (Pezizomycotina, Fungi) with special emphasis on the lichen-forming Acarosporaceae and evolution of polyspory". Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 32 (3): 1036–60. doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2004.04.012. PMID 15288074.