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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Dacrymycetes
Order: Dacrymycetales
Family: Dacrymycetaceae
Genus: Cerinosterus
R.T.Moore (1987)
Type species
Cerinosterus luteoalbus
(de Hoog) R.T.Moore (1987)

Cerinosterus is a genus of anamorphic fungi in the order Dacrymycetales. The genus is monotypic, containing the single species Cerinosterus luteoalbus.[1] The species and genus was formally described in 1987. Cerinosterus is similar in morphology to Sporothrix; common features include hyphal septa with dolipores and imperforate parenthesomes.[2]


  1. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CAB International. p. 128. ISBN 978-0-85199-826-8. 
  2. ^ Moore RT. (1987). "Micromorphology of yeasts and yeast-like fungi and its taxonomic implications". Studies in Mycology. 30: 203–26. 

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