Lachnocladiaceae

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Lachnocladiaceae
2014-08-16 Lachnocladium schweinfurthianum P. Henn 445707.jpg
Lachnocladium schweinfurthianum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Russulales
Family: Lachnocladiaceae
D.A.Reid (1965)
Type genus
Lachnocladium
Lév. (1846)
Genera

Asterostroma
Dichantharellus
Dichopleuropus
Dichostereum
Lachnocladium
Scytinostroma
Vararia

Synonyms[1]

Dicantharellaceae Jülich (1982) Dichostereaceae Jülich (1981)

The Lachnocladiaceae are a family of fungi in the order Russulales. A 2008 estimate places 124 species in 8 genera in the Lachnocladiaceae.[1] Species of this family, which have a widespread distribution in both tropical and temperate zones, are typically found on decaying coniferous or deciduous wood.[2] The family was circumscribed by British mycologist Derek Reid in 1965.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kirk MP, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CAB International. p. 357. ISBN 0-85199-826-7. 
  2. ^ Cannon PF, Kirk PM (2007). Fungal Families of the World. Wallingford, UK: CAB International. pp. 180–181. ISBN 0-85199-827-5. 
  3. ^ Reid DA. (1965). A Monograph of the Stipitate Stereoid Fungi. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia. 18. p. 45.