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USTILAGINALES G. Winter (an order of smut fungi)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Order)

ANTHRACOIDEACEAE Denchev (a family of sedge ovary smut fungi)
Anthracoidea (a genus of sedge ovary smut fungi), eg: Anthracoidea arenariae (a smut fungus) - Infected inflorescence Farysia thuemenii (Sedge Flower Smut Fungus), eg: Farysia thuemenii (Sedge Flower Smut Fungus) - Smut sorus - close-up
Family 11 subtaxa 8 ident refs
MELANOTAENIACEAE Begerow, R. Bauer & Oberw. (a family of smut fungi) Family 2 subtaxa  
Melanotaenium endogenum (Unger) de Bary (Bedstraw Smut) Species   1 ident refs
Melanotaenium hypogaeum (Tul. & C. Tul.) Schellenb. (a smut fungus) Species   1 ident refs
USTILAGINACEAE Tul. & C. Tul. (a family of smut fungi)
Ustilago (a genus of smut fungi), eg: Ustilago avenae (Loose Smut Of Oats & Oat Grass) - Infected inflorescence - close-up
Family 12 subtaxa 15 ident refs

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Ainsworth, G.C. & Sampson, K., 1950 (Now superceded by Mordue and Ainsworth, 1984, which added 16 spp to the 1950 list.) The British Smut Fungi (Ustilaginales )
Mordue, J.E.M. & Ainsworth G.C., 1984 Ustilaginales of the British Isles

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 23 general literature references to USTILAGINALES (an order of smut fungi)

USTILAGINALES may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(true fungi)
(spore droppers)
(smut fungi and relatives)
(a subclass of smut fungi)
Fungi s.l.

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 151 feeding and other relationships of USTILAGINALES (an order of smut fungi)

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