Schizophyllaceae

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Schizophyllaceae
Fuzzy Fungi (Schizophyllum commune).jpg
Schizophyllum commune
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Schizophyllaceae
Quél. (1888)
Type genus
Schizophyllum
Fr. (1815)
Genera

Auriculariopsis
Schizophyllum

Synonyms[1]

Auriculariopsidaceae Jülich (1981)

The Schizophyllaceae are a family of fungi in the Agaricales order. The family contains two genera and seven species.[2] Species cause white rot in hardwoods. The most common member of the genus Schizophyllum is Schizophyllum commune, a widely distributed mushroom. It looks like an oyster mushroom, but is one-fifth the size.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Schizophyllaceae Quél. 1888". MycoBank. International Mycological Association. Retrieved 2011-01-25. 
  2. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA. (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CABI. p. 619–20. ISBN 978-0-85199-826-8. 

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