Sparassidaceae

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Sparassidaceae
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Sparassis crispa, edible member of the Sparassidaceae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Polyporales
Family: Sparassidaceae
Wilhelm Herter (1910)
Type genus
Sparassis
Fr. (1819)
Genera

Sparassiella
Sparassis

The Sparassidaceae are a family of fungi in the order Polyporales. The family was circumscribed by German botanist Wilhelm Herter in 1910 to contain the genus Sparassis.[1] Sparassiella was added to the family in 1964.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Herter, W.G.F. (1910). Autobasidiomycetes. Kryptogamen-Flora der Mark Brandenburg (in German). 6. p. 167. 
  2. ^ Schwarzman, S.R. (1964). Flora Sporowich Rastenii Kazachstana, Tom. IV: Auriculariales, Tremellales, Dacryomycetales, Exobasidiales, Aphyllophorales. p. 159. 

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