Phycomycetaceae

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Phycomycetaceae
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Fungi
Order: Mucorales
Family: Phycomycetaceae
Arx (1982)
Type genus
Phycomyces
Kunze
Genera

The Phycomycetaceae are a family of fungi in the order Mucorales. Species in this family are widespread, but more common in temperate areas.[1]

Description[edit]

Members of this family have large, unbranched sporangiophores and zygospores with coiled tong-like suspensors bearing branched appendages.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cannon PF, Kirk PM. (2007). Fungal Families of the World. Wallingford: CABI. p. 275. ISBN 0-85199-827-5. 

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