Diversisporales

Diversisporales

Diversisporales
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Glomeromycota
Class: Glomeromycetes
Order: Diversisporales
C.Walker & A.Schüßler (2004)
Families

Acaulosporaceae
Diversisporaceae
Gigasporaceae
Pacisporaceae

The Diversisporales are an order of generally hypogeous (underground) arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi within the division Glomeromycota. Many have vesicles for energy storage,[1] or auxiliary cells. Species produce a wide range of spore types, hence the name.[2]

References

  1. ^ Alexopoulos CJ, Mims CW, Blackwell M. (1996). Introductory Mycology. New York, New York: John Wiley and Sons.  
  2. ^ Walker C, Schüßler A. (2004). "Nomenclatural clarifications and new taxa in the Glomeromycota". Mycological Research 108 (9): 981–2.