Stereaceae

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Stereaceae
Stereum Hirsutum01.jpg
Stereum hirsutum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Russulales
Family: Stereaceae
Pilát
Type genus
Stereum
Hill ex Pers.
Synonyms[1]

1981 Aleurodiscaceae Jülich
1998 Acanthophysiaceae Boidin, Mugnier & Canales

The Stereaceae are a family of corticioid fungi in the Russulales order. Species in the family have a widespread distribution, are lignicolous or terrestrial (in leaf litter), and typically saprobic.[2] According to the Dictionary of the Fungi (10th edition, 2008), the family contains 22 genera and 125 species.[3]

Genera list[edit]

Acanthobasidium
Acanthofungus
Acanthophysium
Aleurocystidiellum
Aleurocystis
Aleurodiscus
Amylofungus
Amylohyphus
Amylosporomyces
Amylostereum
Boidinia
Chaetoderma
Conferticium
Gloeocystidiopsis
Gloeodontia
Gloeomyces
Laxitextum
Megalocystidium
Pseudoxenasma
Scotoderma
Scytinostromella
Stereum
Xylobolus

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stereaceae Pilát 1930". MycoBank. International Mycological Association. Retrieved 2010-11-07. 
  2. ^ Cannon PF, Kirk PM. (2007). Fungal Families of the World. Wallingford: CABI. ISBN 0-85199-827-5. 
  3. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA. (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CABI. p. 664. ISBN 978-0-85199-826-8. 

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