Eurotiales

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Eurotiales
Aspergillus.gif
Aspergillus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Eurotiomycetes
Subclass: Eurotiomycetidae
Order: Eurotiales
G.W.Martin ex Benny & Kimbr. (1980)
Families

Elaphomycetaceae
Thermoascaceae
Trichocomaceae
Genera incertae sedis

The Eurotiales are an order of sac fungi, also known as the green and blue molds. The order contains three families, 49 genera, and 928 species.[1] It was circumscribed in 1980.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CAB International. p. 248. ISBN 978-0-85199-826-8.
  2. ^ Benny GL, Kimbrough JW (1980). "A synopsis of the orders and families of Plectomycetes with keys to genera". Mycotaxon. 12 (1): 1–91.