Ustilaginaceae

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Ustilaginaceae
Huitlacoche.jpg
Ustilago maydis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Ustilaginomycetes
Order: Ustilaginales
Family: Ustilaginaceae
Tul. & C.Tul. (1847)
Type genus
Ustilago
(Pers.) Roussel (1806)

The Ustilaginaceae are a family of smut fungi in the order Ustilaginomycetes. Collectively, the family contains 17 genera and 607 species.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Kirk MP, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA. (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CAB International. p. 716. ISBN 0-85199-826-7. 
  2. ^ Vánky K. (2011). "Bambusiomyces, a new genus of smut fungi" (PDF). Mycologia Balcanica 8: 141–5. 

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