Helminthosphaeriaceae

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Helminthosphaeriaceae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Sordariomycetes
Order: Sordariales
Family: Helminthosphaeriaceae
Samuels, Cand. & Magni (1997)
Type genus
Helminthosphaeria
Fuckel (1870)
Genera

Ceratosporium
Diplococcium
Echinosphaeria
Endophragmiella
Helminthosphaeria
Litschaueria
Luxuriomyces
Oramasia
Ruzenia
Tengiomyces
Vermiculariopsiella

The Helminthosphaeriaceae are a family of fungi in the class Sordariomycetes.[1] Species in this family are saprobic, often growing on rotten wood or on the fruit bodies of old mushrooms. They are distributed in temperate areas.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Samuels GJ, Candoussau F, Magni JF (1997). "Fungicolous pyrenomycetes 1. Helminthosphaeria and the new family Helminthosphaeriaceae". Mycologia. 89 (1): 141–55. doi:10.2307/3761183. 
  2. ^ Cannon PF, Kirk PM (2007). Fungal Families of the World. Wallingford, UK: CAB International. pp. 154–5. ISBN 0-85199-827-5. 

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