Lichinaceae

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Lichinaceae
Lichinella nigritella 19786.jpg
Lichinella nigritella
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Lichinomycetes
Order: Lichinales
Family: Lichinaceae
Nyl. (1854)
Type genus
Lichina
C.Agardh (1817)

The Lichinaceae are a family of ascomycete fungi. Most species are lichenized, and have a distribution largely in temperate regions.[1]

Genera[edit]

The following genera are in the Lichinaceae family, according to the 2007 Outline of Ascomycota. Genera with a question mark preceding them have an uncertain taxonomic placement in the family.[2]

AnemaCalotrichopsisCryptotheleDigitothyreaEdwardiellaEphebeEuopsisFinkiaGonohymeniaGyrocollemaHarpidiumJenmaniaLecidopyrenopsisLemmopsisLempholemmaLeprocollemaLichinaLichinellaLichinodium — ?MawsoniaMetamelaenaPauliaPeccaniaPhloeopeccaniaPhylliscidiopsisPhylliscidiumPhyllisciellaPhylliscumPorocyphus — ?PseudarctomiPseudopauliaPsorotichiaPterygiopsisPyrenocarponPyrenopsisStromatellaSynalissaThelignyaThermutisThermutopsisThyreaZahlbrucknerella

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cannon PF, Kirk PM (2007). Fungal Families of the World. Wallingford, UK: CABI. p. 17. ISBN 0-85199-827-5. 
  2. ^ Lumbsch TH, Huhndorf SM (December 2007). "Outline of Ascomycota – 2007". Myconet. Chicago, USA: The Field Museum, Department of Botany. 13: 1–58. Archived from the original on March 18, 2009.