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Geopyxis carbonaria
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Pezizomycetes
Order: Pezizales
Family: Pyronemataceae
Genus: Geopyxis
(Pers.) Sacc. (1889)
Type species
Geopyxis carbonaria
(Alb. & Schwein.) Sacc. (1889)

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  • Peziza sect. Geopyxis Pers. (1822)

Geopyxis is a genus of fungi in the family Pyronemataceae. The genus has a widespread distribution.[2] Molecular phylogenetic studies published in 2007 suggest that the genus is not monophyletic.[3]


As of August 2015, Index Fungorum lists 26 valid species of Geopyxis:[4]


  1. ^ "Synonymy: Geopyxis (Pers.) Sacc". Species Fungorum. CAB International. Retrieved 2015-08-25. 
  2. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CAB International. p. 280. ISBN 978-0-85199-826-8. 
  3. ^ Perry BA, Hansen K, Pfister DH (2007). "A phylogenetic overview of the family Pyronemataceae (Ascomycota, Pezizales)". Mycological Research. 111 (5): 549–571. doi:10.1016/j.mycres.2007.03.014. PMID 17572335. 
  4. ^ Kirk PM. "Species Fungorum (version 30th July 2015). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life". Retrieved 2015-08-25. 

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