Melanomma (fungus)

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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Dothideomycetes
Subclass: Pleosporomycetidae
Order: Pleosporales
Family: Melanommataceae
Genus: Melanomma
Nitschke ex Fuckel

Melanomma is a genus of fungi in the family Melanommataceae.[1] It probably evolved from a lichen ancestor, as it is closely related to many lichenized species of fungi.[2]


  1. ^ Lumbsch TH, Huhndorf SM. (December 2007). "Outline of Ascomycota – 2007". Myconet. Chicago, USA: The Field Museum, Department of Botany. 13: 1&ndash, 58. Archived from the original on 2009-03-18.
  2. ^ Esslinger, T. L. 2009. A cumulative checklist for the lichen-forming, lichenicolous and allied fungi of the continental United States and Canada. North Dakota State University. First posted December 1 1997; most recent update 27 August, 2009. Fargo, North Dakota.