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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Agaricales
Family: Broomeiaceae
Zeller (1948)[1]
Type genus
Berk. (1844)
Type species
Broomeia congregata
Berk. (1844)

B. congregata
B. ellipsospora
B. guadalupensis

The Broomeiaceae are a family of fungi in the Agaricales order. The family is monotypic, and contains the single genus Broomeia, described by English naturalist Miles Joseph Berkeley in 1844. Berkeley designated the type species to be Broomeia congregata.

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  1. ^ Zeller SM. (1948). "Notes on certain Gasteromycetes, including two new orders". Mycologia. 40 (6): 639–68. doi:10.2307/3755316. JSTOR 3755316. PMID 18102856. 

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