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USTILAGINOMYCETES R. Bauer, Oberw. & Vánky (smut fungi and relatives)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Class)

EXOBASIDIOMYCETIDAE Jülich (a subclass of ustilaginomycetes) Subclass 3 subtaxa  
TILLETIALES Kreisel ex R. Bauer & Oberw. (an order of smut fungi)
Family 3 subtaxa 5 ident refs
UROCYSTIDALES R. Bauer & Oberw. (an order of fungi)
GLOMOSPORIACEAE (a family of seed smut fungi), eg: Thecaphora trailii (a seed smut fungus) - Ustilospores UROCYSTIDACEAE (a family of fungi), eg: Urocystis ficariae (a smut fungus) - Ustilospores
Species 22 subtaxa 16 ident refs
USTILAGINOMYCETIDAE Jülich (a subclass of smut fungi)
USTILAGINALES (an order of smut fungi), eg: Farysia thuemenii (a sedge ovary smut fungus) - Ustilospore mass on elaters
Species 24 subtaxa 29 ident refs

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Plant galls

British Galls: British Galls

Plant pathology

Ellis, M.B. & J.P., 1997 Microfungi on Land Plants: An Identification Handbook
Moore, W.C., 1959 British Parasitic Fungi

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 36 general literature references to USTILAGINOMYCETES (smut fungi and relatives)

USTILAGINOMYCETES may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(true fungi)
(spore droppers)
Fungi s.l.

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 346 feeding and other relationships of USTILAGINOMYCETES (smut fungi and relatives)

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