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Nephroma bellum-4.jpg
The apothecia of a herbarium specimen of Nephroma bellum, member of the Nephromataceae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Lecanoromycetes
Subclass: Lecanoromycetidae
Order: Peltigerales
Suborder: Peltigerineae
Family: Nephromataceae
Wetmore ex J.C. David & D. Hawksw. (1991)
Type genus
Nephroma Ach.


The Nephromataceae are a lichenized family of fungi in the order Peltigerales (suborder Peltigerineae). The family is monotypic, containing the single genus Nephroma. The Nephromataceae have a largely temperate distribution.[1]


  1. ^ Cannon PF, Kirk PM (2007). Fungal Families of the World. Wallingford: CABI. p. 239. ISBN 0-85199-827-5. 

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