Syncephalastraceae

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Syncephalastraceae
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Fungi
Order: Mucorales
Family: Syncephalastraceae
Naumov ex R.K. Benj. (1959)
Type genus
Syncephalastrum
J. Schröt. (1892)
Genera

The Syncephalastraceae are a family of fungi in the order Mucorales. Members of this family have a widespread distribution, but are more common in tropical and subtropical regions.[1]

Description[edit]

The family is characterized by the presence of merosporangia. Zygospores are warty, and borne on opposed suspensors.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cannon PF, Kirk PM. (2007). Fungal Families of the World. Wallingford: CABI. p. 344. ISBN 0-85199-827-5. 

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