Pyrenulaceae

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Pyrenulaceae
Pyrenula pseudobufonia-3.jpg
Pyrenula pseudobufonia, member of the Pyrenulaceae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Eurotiomycetes
Order: Pyrenulales
Family: Pyrenulaceae
Rabenh. (1870)
Type genus
Pyrenula
Ach. (1814)
Genera

Acrocordiella
Anthracothecium
Clypeopyrenis
Distopyrenis
Granulopyrenis
Lacrymospora (placement uncertain)
Lithothelium
Mazaediothecium
Parapyrenis
Polypyrenula
Pyrenographa
Pyrenowilmsia
Pyrenula
Pyrgillus
Sulcopyrenula

The Pyrenulaceae are a family of fungi in the order Pyrenulales. The family was first named by German botanist Gottlob Ludwig Rabenhorst in 1870. Species in the family have a widespread distribution, but are especially prevalent in the tropics, where they grow lichenized with green algae on bark.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cannon PF, Kirk PM (2007). Fungal Families of the World. Wallingford, UK: CABI. p. 305. ISBN 0-85199-827-5.