Cephaloascaceae

Cephaloascaceae

Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Ascomycota
Subphylum: Saccharomycotina
Class: Saccharomycetes
Order: Saccharomycetales
Family: Cephaloascaceae
L.R. Batra
Type genus
Cephaloascus
Hanawa
Type species
Cephaloascus fragrans
Hanawa

The Cephaloascaceae are a family of yeasts in the order Saccharomycetales. A monotypic taxon, it contains the single genus Cephaloascus.[1] Species in the family are distributed in Canada, Japan, and the United Kingdom, where they grow on coniferous wood or other fungi, or are associated with insects.[2]

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