Radiomycetaceae

Radiomycetaceae

Radiomycetaceae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Order: Mucorales
Family: Radiomycetaceae
Hesselt. & J.J. Ellis (1974)
Type genus
Radiomyces
Embree
Genera

The Radiomycetaceae are a family of fungi in the order Mucorales. Members of this family have a widespread distribution, but are more commonly found in warm climates.[1]

Description

Species in this family have sporangiola borne on complex ampullae, simple or branched, often stoloniferous sporangiophores, sporangia absent. Their zygospores are smooth, and borne on apposed, appendaged suspensors.

References

  1. ^ Cannon PF, Kirk PM. (2007). Fungal Families of the World. Wallingford: CABI. p. 309.  

External links

  • Index Fungorum