Saksenaeaceae

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Saksenaeaceae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Zygomycota
Class: Zygomycetes
Order: Mucorales
Family: Saksenaeaceae
Hesselt. & J.J.Ellis (1974)
Type genus
Saksenaea
S.B.Saksena (1953)
Genera

Apophysomyces
Saksenaea

The Saksenaeaceae are a family of fungi in the order Mucorales. It was circumscribed in 1974 by J.J. Ellis and Clifford Hesseltine.[1]

Description[edit]

This family is characterized by having sporangia that are lageniform and columellate. Zygospores are unknown.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ellis JJ, Hesseltine CW (1974). "Two new families of Mucorales". Mycologia. 66 (1): 87–95. doi:10.2307/3758456.