Sebacinales

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Sebacinales
2012-07-07 Sebacina incrustans (Pers. -Fr.) Tul. & C. Tul 237275.jpg
Sebacina incrustans
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Sebacinales
M.Weiss, Selosse, Rexer, A.Urb & Oberw. (2004)
Family: Sebacinaceae
K.Wells & Oberw. (1982)
Type genus
Sebacina
Tul. & C.Tul. (1873)
Genera

Craterocolla
Ditangium
Efibulobasidium
Piriformospora
Sebacina
Serendipita
Tremellodendron
Tremelloscypha
Tremellostereum

The Sebacinales are an order of fungi in the class Agaricomycetes. Taxa have a widespread distribution and are mostly terrestrial, many forming mycorrhizas with a wide variety of plants, including orchids.[1] The order is monotypic, containing a single family, the Sebacinaceae. There are 8 genera and 29 species in the family.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cannon PF, Kirk PM (2007). Fungal Families of the World. Wallingford, UK: CAB International. p. 328. ISBN 0-85199-827-5. 
  2. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CAB International. p. 627. ISBN 0-85199-826-7.