Entorrhizomycetes

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Entorrhizomycetes
Entorrhiza.jpg
Galls on the roots of Juncus articulatus induced by Entorrhiza casparyana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Subdivision: Ustilaginomycotina
Class: Entorrhizomycetes
Begerow, Stoll & R.Bauer (2007)[1]
Order: Entorrhizales
R.Bauer & Oberw. (1997)[2]
Family: Entorrhizaceae
R.Bauer & Oberw. (1997)
Type genus
Entorrhiza
C.A.Weber (1884)
Genera

Entorrhiza
Talbotiomyces

The Entorrhizomycetes are a class of fungi in the division Basidiomycota. It contains the single order Entorrhizales, which in turn contains the single family Entorrhizaceae, a small group of teliosporic root parasites that form galls on plants in the Juncaceae (rush) and Cyperaceae (sedge) families.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Begerow D, Stoll M, Bauer R (2006). "A phylogenetic hypothesis of Ustilaginomycotina based on multiple gene analyses and morphological data". Mycologia. 98 (6): 906–916. doi:10.3852/mycologia.98.6.906. PMID 17486967. 
  2. ^ Bauer R, Oberwinkler F, Vanky K (1997). "Ultrastructural markers and systematics in smut fungi and allied taxa". Canadian Journal of Botany. 75 (8): 1273–1314. doi:10.1139/b97-842.