Syncephalastraceae

Syncephalastraceae

Syncephalastraceae
Scientific classification
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

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

References

  1. ^ Cannon PF, Kirk PM. (2007). Fungal Families of the World. Wallingford: CABI. p. 344.  

External links

  • Index Fungorum