Meripilaceae

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Meripilaceae
Fungus-IMG 0656.JPG
Meripilus giganteus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Polyporales
Family: Meripilaceae
Jülich (1982)
Type genus
Meripilus
P.Karst. (1882)

The Meripilaceae are a family of fungi in the order Polyporales. The family was defined by Swiss mycologist Walter Jülich in 1982 with Meripilus as the type genus.[1] A 2008 estimate places 7 genera and 57 species in Meripilaceae.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Jülich W. (1982). Higher taxa of Basidiomycetes. Bibliotheca Mycologica. 85. Vaduz: J. Cramer. p. 378. 
  2. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CAB International. p. 418. ISBN 978-0-85199-826-8. 
  3. ^ Kondratyuk, T.O.; Kondratyuk, S.Y.; Morgaienko, O.O.; Khimich, W.V.; Beregova, T.V.; Ostapchenko, L. L. (2015). "Pseudonadsoniella brunnea (Meripilaceae, Agaricomycotina), a new brown yeast-like fungus producing melanin from the Antarctic; with notes on nomenclature and type confusion of Nadsoniella nigra". Acta Botanica Hungarica. 58 (3–4). doi:10.1556/034.57.2015.3-4.5. 

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