Mucoromycotina

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Mucoromycotina
Mature sporangium of a Mucor sp. fungus.jpg
A sporangium of a Mucoralean fungus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Fungi
Subkingdom: incertae sedis
Subdivision: Mucoromycotina
Benny
Orders

Endogonales
Mortierellales
Mucorales

Mucoromycotina is a subdivision of Fungi of uncertain affinities.[1][2] It contains 3 orders, 61 genera, and 325 species.[3]

It includes the orders Endogonales, Mucorales, and Mortierellales.[4]

Mucoromycotina includes many of the model Zygomycetes. It is includes many rapidly growing species. Most are saprobes, plant pathogens, and mycoparasites. Some induce human mycosis.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hibbett DS, Binder M, Bischoff JF, et al. (May 2007). "A higher-level phylogenetic classification of the Fungi". Mycol. Res. 111 (Pt 5): 509–47. doi:10.1016/j.mycres.2007.03.004. PMID 17572334. 
  2. ^ "Mucoromycotina". Retrieved 2009-03-07. 
  3. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA. (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi. (10th ed.). Wallingford: CABI. p. 442. ISBN 978-0-85199-826-8. 
  4. ^ "Zygomycota". Retrieved 2009-03-07.