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Tremellomycetes Dacrymycetes Agaricomycetes

CLASS/ORDER INCERTAE SEDIS Bartheletiaceae

The subdivision AGARICOMYCOTINA, also known as the hymenomycetes , is one of three taxa of the fungal division Basidiomycota (fungi bearing spores on basidia ). The Agaricomycotina
Agaricomycotina
contain some 20,000 species, and about 98% of these are in the class Agaricomycetes , which comprises most of the fungi known as mushrooms , including the bracket fungi and puffballs . Species in the Agaricomycotina
Agaricomycotina
that are not Agaricomycetes include the jelly fungi , certain "yeasts ", ear fungi, and others; these are gathered together as the classes Tremellomycetes and Dacrymycetes .

REFERENCES

* Hibbett DS, et al. 2007. A higher-level phylogenetic classification of the Fungi. Mycological Research 111:509–547. * Smith, G. M. 1955. Cryptogamic Botany, Vol. I, Algae and Fungi, 2nd Ed. McGraw Hill Book Co., New York. 546

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