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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Ascomycota
Subphylum: Saccharomycotina
Class: Saccharomycetes
Order: Saccharomycetales
Family: Incertae sedis
Genus: Phaffomyces
Y. Yamada
Type species
Phaffomyces opuntiae
(Starmer, Phaff, M. Miranda, M.W. Mill. & J.S.F. Barker) Y. Yamada

P. antillensis
P. opuntiae
P. thermotolerans

Phaffomyces is a genus of fungi within the Saccharomycetales order. The relationship of this taxon to other taxa within the order is unknown (incertae sedis), and it has not yet been placed with certainty into any family.[1]


  1. ^ Lumbsch TH, Huhndorf SM. (December 2007). "Outline of Ascomycota – 2007". Myconet. Chicago, USA: The Field Museum, Department of Botany. 13: 1–58.

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