Albatrellaceae

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Albatrellaceae
Albatrellus-ovinus.jpg
Albatrellus ovinus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Russulales
Family: Albatrellaceae
Pouzar (1966)
Type genus
Albatrellus
Gray (1821)
Genera

Albatrellus
Byssoporia[1]
Fevansia[1]
Jahnoporus
Leucogaster
Leucophleps
Mycolevis
Polyporoletus
Scutiger

Synonyms[3]

Leucogastraceae Moreau ex Fogel (1979)[2]

The Albatrellaceae are a family of fungi in the order Russulales. The family contains 9 genera and more than 45 species.[1][4]

Description[edit]

Most genera in the family produce fruit bodies which have typical mushroom morphology, with caps and stems. Others form false truffles. It also includes a single corticioid genus; Byssoporia.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Smith ME, Schell KJ, Castellano MA, Trappe MJ, Trappe JM (2013). "The enigmatic truffle Fevansia aurantiaca is an ectomycorrhizal member of the Albatrellus lineage" (PDF). Mycorrhiza. 23: 663–8. doi:10.1007/s00572-013-0502-2. 
  2. ^ Fogel R. (1979). "The genus Leucophleps (Basidiomycetes, Leucogastrales)". Canadian Journal of Botany. 57 (16): 1718–28. doi:10.1139/b79-211. 
  3. ^ "Albatrellaceae Pouzar 1966". MycoBank. International Mycological Association. Retrieved 2012-03-25. 
  4. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CAB International. p. 18. ISBN 978-0-85199-826-8. 

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