Teloschistales

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Teloschistales
Teloschistes chrysophthalmus4.jpg
Teloschistes chrysophthalmus, member of the Teloschistales order.
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Ascomycota
Class: Lecanoromycetes
Subclass: Lecanoromycetidae
Order: Teloschistales
D. Hawksw. & O.E. Erikss. (1986)
Families

Caliciaceae
Letrouitiaceae
Megalosporaceae
Physciaceae
Teloschistaceae

The Teloschistales are an order of mostly lichen-forming fungi belonging to the class Lecanoromycetes in the division Ascomycota. According to one 2008 estimate, the order contains 5 families, 66 genera, and 1954 species.[1]

Families[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA. (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford: CABI. p. 680. ISBN 978-0-85199-826-8.