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PEZIZALES J. Schröt. (an order of cup fungi and discomycetes)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Order)

ASCOBOLACEAE Boud. ex Sacc. (a family of discomycetes)
Ascobolus (a genus of discomycete fungi), eg: Ascobolus stercorarius (a discomycete) - Apothecia - in situ
Family 9 subtaxa 8 ident refs
ASCODESMIDACEAE J. Schröt. (a family of discomycetes) Family 2 subtaxa  
Ascodesmis porcina Seaver (a discomycete) Species   1 ident refs
Lasiobolus Sacc. (a genus of discomycetes)
Genus 1 subtaxon 2 ident refs
Boubovia nicholsonii (Massee) Spooner & Y.J. Yao (a discomycete) Species   1 ident refs
Boubovia ovalispora (Boud.) ined. (a discomycete) Species   1 ident refs
CALOSCYPHACEAE Harmaja (a family of fungi) Family 1 subtaxon  
Caloscypha fulgens (Pers.) Boud. (Golden Cup)
Apothecium - top view
Species   3 ident refs
CHORIOACTIDACEAE Pfister (a family of fungi) Family 1 subtaxon  
Desmazierella acicola Lib. (a discomycete)
DISCINACEAE Benedix (a family of discomycetes, truffles and false morels)
Gyromitra (false morels), eg: Gyromitra esculenta (False Morel, Turban Fungus) - Fruitbody - in situ
Family 7 subtaxa 7 ident refs
HELVELLACEAE Fr. (false morels, saddle fungi and hypogeous discomycetes)
Helvella (saddle fungi), eg: Helvella acetabulum (Vinegar Cup) - Apothecium - side view
Family 12 subtaxa 5 ident refs
MORCHELLACEAE Rchb. (morels)
Disciotis venosa (Bleach Cup), eg: Disciotis venosa (Bleach Cup) - Apothecium - top view Mitrophora (a genus of morels), eg: Mitrophora semilibera (Semifree Morel) - in situ - growing out of bank - looking down the bank Morchella (morels), eg: Morchella elata sensu Phillips 2006 (a morel) - Fruitbody Verpa (a genus of morels), eg: Verpa conica (Thimble Morel) - In situ
Family 11 subtaxa 9 ident refs
Oedocephalum Preuss (a genus of an anamorphic ascomycetes) Form genus 1 subtaxon  
Oedocephalum lineatum B.K. Bakshi (an anamorphic fungus) Anamorphic Species   1 ident refs
OTIDEACEAE (a family of discomycetes) Family 1 subtaxon  
Humaria hemisphaerica (F.H. Wigg.) Fuckel (Glazed Cup)
Apothecia - top view
PEZIZACEAE Dumort. (cup fungi)
Iodophanus (a genus of fungi), eg: Iodophanus carneus (a discomycete) - Apothecia on rabbit dropping - close-up Pachyella (a genus of discomycetes), eg: Pachyella babingtonii (a discomycete) - Apothecium - top view Peziza (a genus of cup fungi), eg: Peziza ammophila (Dune Cup) - Fruitbody - top view
Family 35 subtaxa 35 ident refs
Psilopezia nummularia Berk. (a discomycete) Species   1 ident refs
Pulvinula Boud. (a genus of discomycetes)
Pulvinula miltina (a discomycete), eg: Pulvinula miltina (a discomycete) - Apothecium - top view
Genus 3 subtaxa 4 ident refs
PYRONEMATACEAE Corda (a family of discomycetes)
Aleuria (a genus of cup fungi), eg: Aleuria aurantia (Orange Peel Fungus) - Fruitbody - in situ Anthracobia (a genus of discomycetes), eg: Anthracobia maurilabra (a discomycete) - Apothecium Byssonectria (a genus of discomycetes), eg: Byssonectria terrestris (a discomycete) - Apothecia  - large group Cheilymenia (a genus of discomycetes), eg: Cheilymenia fimicola (a discomycete) - Apothecia Geopora (a genus of discomycetes), eg: Geopora cervina (a discomycete) - Apothecium - side view Melastiza (a genus of discomycetes), eg: Melastiza cornubiensis (Orange Cup) - Fruitbody - close-up Neottiella (a genus of discomycetes), eg: Neottiella rutilans (a discomycete) - Apothecia - side view Octospora (a genus of discomycetes), eg: Unidentified Octospora (Unidentified Octospora Discomycetes) - Apothecium - in situ Otidea (ear fungi), eg: Otidea onotica (Hare's Ear) - Fruitbody - top view Pyronema (a genus of discomycetes), eg: Pyronema domesticum (a discomycete) - Apothecia amidst charcoal lumps Rhodotarzetta rosea (a discomycete), eg: Rhodotarzetta rosea (a discomycete) - Apothecium Scutellinia (eyelash fungi), eg: Scutellinia scutellata (Common Eyelash) - Apothecia Sphaerosporella brunnea (a discomycete), eg: Sphaerosporella brunnea (a discomycete) - Apothecia Tarzetta (a genus of discomycetes), eg: Tarzetta spurcata (a discomycete) - Fruitbody - side view Tricharina (a genus of discomycetes), eg: Tricharina praecox var. praecox (a discomycete) - Apothecia Trichophaea (a genus of discomycetes), eg: Trichophaea woolhopeia (a discomycete) - Apothecia
Family 95 subtaxa 113 ident refs
RHIZINACEAE Bonord. (a family of discomycetes) Family 1 subtaxon  
Rhizina undulata Fr. (Pine Firefungus, Group Dying Disease - causative organism)
Fruitbody - top view
SARCOSCYPHACEAE Le Gal ex Eckblad (a family of cup fungi)
Sarcoscypha (elfcups), eg: (Sarcoscypha coccinea agg.) (scarlet elfcups) - Apothecium - top view
Family 7 subtaxa 14 ident refs
SARCOSOMATACEAE Kobayasi (a family of discomycetes)
Family 3 subtaxa 7 ident refs
TUBERACEAE Dumort. (a family of truffles)
Tuber (a genus of truffles), eg: Tuber aestivum (Summer Truffle) - Fruitbody - dried
Family 4 subtaxa 5 ident refs

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Phillips, W., 1893 A manual of the British discomycetes
Spooner, B., 2000 The larger Cup Fungi in Britain - part 1

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 51 general literature references to PEZIZALES (an order of cup fungi and discomycetes)

PEZIZALES may also be covered by literature listed under:

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

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 421 feeding and other relationships of PEZIZALES (an order of cup fungi and discomycetes)

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