Tremellomycetes

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Tremellomycetes
Tremella mesenterica branch.JPG
Tremella mesenterica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Subkingdom: Dikarya
Phylum: Basidiomycota
Subphylum: Agaricomycotina
Class: Tremellomycetes
Hibbett, Matheny & Manfr. Binder (2007)
Orders

Cystofilobasidiales
Filobasidiales
Tremellales

The Tremellomycetes are a class of dimorphic fungi. Some species have a gelatinous fruiting body or a sacculate parenthesome.[1] There are 3 orders, 11 families, 50 genera, and 377 species in the Tremellomycetes.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hibbett, D.S., et al. (March 2007). "A higher level phylogenetic classification of the Fungi". Mycological Research 111 (5): 509–547. doi:10.1016/j.mycres.2007.03.004. PMID 17572334. 
  2. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA. (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi. 10th ed. Wallingford: CABI. p. 697. ISBN 0-85199-826-7.