Pneumocystidomycetes

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Pneumocystidomycetes
Pneumocystis carinii 01.jpg
Pneumocystis carinii in tissue
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Subdivision: Taphrinomycotina
Class: Pneumocystidomycetes
O.E.Erikss. & Winka (1997)
Order: Pneumocystidales
O.E.Erikss. (1994)
Family: Pneumocystidaceae
O.E.Erikss. (1994)
Genus: Pneumocystis
P.Delanoë & Delanoë (1912)
Type species
Pneumocystis carinii
P.Delanoë & Delanoë (1912)
Species

Pneumocystidomycetes is a class of ascomycete fungi. It includes the single order Pneumocystidales, which contains the single monotypic family Pneumocystidaceae, which in turn contains the genus Pneumocystis.