Phycomycetaceae

Phycomycetaceae

Phycomycetaceae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Order: Mucorales
Family: Phycomycetaceae
Arx (1982)
Type genus
Phycomyces
Kunze
Genera

The Phycomycetaceae are a family of fungi in the order Mucorales. Species in this family are widespread, but more common in temperate areas.[1]

Description

Members of this family have large, unbranched sporangiophores and zygospores with coiled tong-like suspensors bearing branched appendages.

References

  1. ^ Cannon PF, Kirk PM. (2007). Fungal Families of the World. Wallingford: CABI. p. 275.  

External links

  • Index Fungorum