Microthyriales

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Microthyriales
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Dothideomycetes
Subclass: Incertae sedis
Order: Microthyriales
G.Arnaud (1925)
Families

Aulographaceae
Leptopeltidaceae
Microthyriaceae

The Microthyriales are an order of sac fungi. According to a 2008 estimate, the order contains 3 families, 62 genera and 323 species. Species in the Microthyriales have small, flattened fruit bodies with one of more central slits, and are saprobic or epiphytic on the leaves and stems of plants.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA. (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CABI. p. 429. ISBN 978-0-85199-826-8.