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Sarcosoma globosum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Ascomycota
Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
Class: Pezizomycetes
Order: Pezizales
Family: Sarcosomataceae
Genus: Sarcosoma
Casp. (1891)
Type species
Sarcosoma globosum
(Schmidel) Rehm (1891)

S. globosum
S. godronioides
S. latahense
S. mexicanum
S. zelandicum

Sarcosoma is a genus of fungi in the family Sarcosomataceae. The genus, widespread in north temperate and tropical areas, contains five species. The anamorph (asexual) form is the genus Verticicladium.[1]

The name comes from the Greek sarco meaning flesh and soma meaning body.


  1. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CABI. p. 616. ISBN 978-0-85199-826-8. 

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