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Phallus impudicus7 Stinkhorn.jpg
Common Stinkhorn, Phallus impudicus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Subclass: Phallomycetidae
Order: Phallales
E.Fisch. (1898)[1]


The Phallales are an order of fungi in the subclass Phallomycetidae.[2] The order contains three families: the Claustulaceae, the Gomphaceae, and the Phallaceae, which, according to a 2008 estimate, collectively contain 26 genera and 88 species.[3]


  1. ^ Engler A. (1898). Syllabus der Pflanzenfamilien: Eine Übersicht über das gesammte Pflanzensystem (in German) (second ed.). Berlin, Germany: Gebrüder Borntraeger Verlag. p. 46. 
  2. ^ Hosaka K, Bates ST, Beever RE, Castellano MA, Colgan W 3rd, Domínguez LS, Nouhra ER, Geml J, Giachini AJ, Kenney SR, Simpson NB, Spatafora JW, Trappe JM. (2006). "Molecular phylogenetics of the gomphoid-phalloid fungi with an establishment of the new subclass Phallomycetidae and two new orders". Mycologia 98 (6): 949–59. doi:10.3852/mycologia.98.6.949. PMID 17486971. 
  3. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA. (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CABI. p. 519. ISBN 978-0-85199-826-8. 

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