Biology:Piptocephalidaceae

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Piptocephalidaceae
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Fungi
Subdivision: Zoopagomycotina
Class: Zoopagomycetes
Family: Piptocephalidaceae
J.Schröt. (1886)
Type genus
Piptocephalis
de Bary (1865)
Genera

Kuzuhaea
Piptocephalis
Syncephalis

Synonyms

Mucoricola Nieuwl. (1916)

The Piptocephalidaceae are a family of fungi in the Zoopagales order. The family contain contains 3 genera, and 70 species.[1]

  • Kuzuhaea (1 sp.) haustorial parasite of fungi (mostly of Mucorales spp.)
  • Piptocephalis (25 spp.) haustorial parasite of fungi (mostly of Mucorales spp.)
  • Syncephalis (61 spp.) haustorial parasite of fungi (mostly of Mortierellales and Mucorales spp.)

References

  1. Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CABI. 2008. p. 538. ISBN 978-0-85199-826-8. 

External links

See also Wikidata entry Q278482.