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MUCORALES (an order of pin moulds)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Order)

CUNNINGHAMELLACEAE Naumov ex R.K. Benj. (a family of pin moulds) Family 2 subtaxa  
Unidentified Cunninghamella (Unidentified Cunninghamella Pin Moulds)
Sporangiophore - side view
Unidentified    
Gongronella butleri (Lendn.) Peyronel & Dal Vesco (a pin mould) Species   1 ident refs
MUCORACEAE Dumort. (a family of pin moulds)
Chaetocladium jonesii (a pin mould), eg: Chaetocladium jonesii (a pin mould) - Cluster of branches on sporangium Mucor (a genus of pinmoulds), eg: Unidentified Mucor (Unidentified Mucor Pinmoulds) - Sporangiophores Rhizopus (a genus of pin moulds), eg: Unidentified Rhizopus (Unidentified Rhizopus Pin Moulds) - Sporangiophores emerging through other moulds Syzygites megalocarpus (Toadstool Pin Mould), eg: Syzygites megalocarpus (Toadstool Pin Mould) - Sporangiophores
Family 16 subtaxa 18 ident refs
PHYCOMYCETACEAE Arx (a family of pin moulds) Family 3 subtaxa  
Phycomyces nitens (C. Agardh) Kunze (a pin mould)
On cat dung - colony
Species    
Spinellus Tiegh. (bonnet moulds)
Spinellus fusiger (Bonnet Mould), eg: Spinellus fusiger (Bonnet Mould) - Infected Mycena cap Unidentified Spinellus (Unidentified Bonnet Moulds), eg: Unidentified Spinellus (Unidentified Bonnet Moulds) - Infected cap - close-up
Genus 2 subtaxa 1 ident refs
PILOBOLACEAE Corda (a family of fungi) Family 2 subtaxa  
Pilobolus Tode (dung cannons)
Pilobolus crystallinus (Dung Cannon), eg: Pilobolus crystallinus var. kleinii (a dung cannon) - Sporangiophores Unidentified Pilobolus (Unidentified Dung Cannons), eg: Unidentified Pilobolus (Unidentified Dung Cannons) - Sporangiophore
Genus 2 subtaxa 1 ident refs

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Kirk, P.M., 1984 A monograph of the Choanephoraceae
Naumov, N.A., 1939 Clés des Mucorinées
Zycha, H., Siepmann, R. & Linnemann, G., 1969 Mucorales eine Beschreibung aller Gattungen und Arten dieser Pilzgruppe

Dung fungi

Richardson, M.J. & Watling, R., 1997 (Difficult to see these on the dung as they tend to form a tangle of hyphae. They often require culturing for accurate identification.) Keys to Fungi on Dung

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 11 general literature references to MUCORALES (an order of pin moulds)

MUCORALES may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
FUNGI S.S.
(true fungi)
ZYGOMYCOTA
(pin moulds)
Fungi s.l.

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 104 feeding and other relationships of MUCORALES (an order of pin moulds)

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