Placynthiaceae

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Placynthiaceae
Placynthium nigrum-2.jpg
Herbarium specimen of Placynthium nigrum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Lecanoromycetes
Subclass: Lecanoromycetidae
Order: Peltigerales
Suborder: Collematineae
Family: Placynthiaceae
Å.E. Dahl (1950)
Type genus
Placynthium (Ach.) Gray
Genera

Hertella
Koerberia
Leptochidium
Placynthiopsis
Placynthium
Polychidium
Vestergrenopsis

The Placynthiaceae are a lichenized family of fungi in the order Peltigerales (suborder Collematineae). Species of this family are found largely in northern temperate regions.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cannon PF, Kirk PM (2007). Fungal Families of the World. Wallingford: CABI. p. 284. ISBN 0-85199-827-5. 

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