Sarcoscyphaceae

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Sarcoscyphaceae
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Sarcoscypha coccinea, the scarlet elf cup
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Subdivision: Pezizomycotina
Class: Pezizomycetes
Order: Pezizales
Family: Sarcoscyphaceae
Le Gal ex Eckblad (1968)[1]
Type genus
Sarcoscypha
(Fr.) Boud. (1885)
Genera

Aurophora
Cookeina
Geodina
Kompsoscypha
Microstoma
Nanoscypha
Phillipsia
Pithya
Pseudopithyella
Sarcoscypha
Thindia
Wynnea

The Sarcoscyphaceae are a family of cup fungi in the order Pezizales. A 2008 estimate places 13 genera and 102 species in the family.[2] Members of the Sarcoscyphaceae are cosmopolitan in distribution, found in both tropical and temperate regions.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Eckblad FE. (1968). "The genera of the operculate discomycetes". Nytt Magasin for Botanik. 15 (1–2): 1–191 (see p. 103). 
  2. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CAB International. p. 616. ISBN 978-0-85199-826-8. 
  3. ^ Cannon PF, Kirk PM (2007). Fungal Families of the World. Wallingford, UK: CAB International. p. 322. ISBN 978-0-85199-827-5. 

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