Hypocreaceae

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Hypocreaceae
Hypomyces chrysospermus 2 - Lindsey.jpg
Hypomyces chrysospermus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Sordariomycetes
Order: Hypocreales
Family: Hypocreaceae
De Not. (1844)
Type genus
Hypocrea
Fr. (1825)
Genera

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The Hypocreaceae are a family within the class Sordariomycetes. Species of Hypocreaceae are usually recognized by their brightly colored, perithecial ascomata, typically yellow, orange or red; the family was proposed by Giuseppe De Notaris in 1844.[1] According to the Dictionary of the Fungi (10th edition, 2008), the family has 22 genera and 454 species.[2]

Genera[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Osservazione su alcuni generi e specie della tribu dei Pirenomiceti sferiacei". Giornale botanico Italiano (in Italian). 2: 38–55. 1844.
  2. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CAB International. p. 332. ISBN 978-0-85199-826-8.