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BASIDIOMYCOTA R.T. Moore (spore droppers)

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Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Phylum)

Taxon Rank #subtaxa #refs #webs
AGARICOMYCETES Doweld (a class of fungi) Class 3277 subtaxa 3295 11834
AGARICOSTILBOMYCETES R. Bauer, Begerow, J.P. Samp., M. Weiss & Oberw. (a class of fungi) Class 9 subtaxa 4 17
ATRACTIELLOMYCETES R. Bauer, Begerow, J.P. Samp., M. Weiss & Oberw. (Atractiellomycete fungi) Class 8 subtaxa 6 64
BASIDIOMYCETES G. Winter (spore droppers) Class 3 subtaxa 47 10
CYSTOBASIDIOMYCETES R. Bauer, Begerow, J.P. Samp., M. Weiss & Oberw. (a class of fungi) Class 4 subtaxa 3 11
DACRYMYCETES Doweld (a class of jelly fungi) Class 19 subtaxa 17 76
ENTORRHIZOMYCETES Begerow, Stoll & R. Bauer (a class of fungi) Class 3 subtaxa    
ENTORRHIZALES R. Bauer & Oberw. (an order of smut fungi) Order 3 subtaxa    
ENTORRHIZACEAE R. Bauer & Oberw. (a family of smut fungi) Family 3 subtaxa    
Entorrhiza aschersoniana (Magnus) De Toni (a smut fungus) Species   1 1
Entorrhiza casparyana (Magnus) Lagerh. (a smut fungus) Species     1
Entorrhiza scirpicola (Correns) Sacc. & P. Syd. (a smut fungus) Species   1 1
EXOBASIDIOMYCETES Begerow, Stoll & R. Bauer (a class of fungi) Class 52 subtaxa 31 110
MALASSEZIALES R.T. Moore (an order of fungi) Order 1 subtaxon    
Malassezia Baill. (a genus of anamorphic ustilaginomycete yeasts) Form genus 1 subtaxon    
Malassezia pachydermatis (Weidman) C.W. Dodge (an anamorphic ustilaginomycete yeast) Anamorphic Species     2
MICROBOTRYOMYCETES R. Bauer, Begerow, J.P. Samp., M. Weiss & Oberw. (microbotrian fungi) Class 36 subtaxa 19 81
MICROSPORIDIOMYCETES (a class of basidiomycete yeasts) Class   1  
PUCCINIOMYCETES R. Bauer, Begerow, J.P. Samp., M. Weiss & Oberw. (pucciniomycete fungi) Class 323 subtaxa 162 3422
TREMELLOMYCETES Dowell (a class of fungi) Class 59 subtaxa 54 144
USTILAGINOMYCETES R. Bauer, Oberw. & Vánky (smut fungi and relatives) Class 93 subtaxa 89 346

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Ainsworth, G.C., Sparrow, F.K. & Sussman, A.S. (eds), 1973 The Fungi, An Advanced Treatise: Volume IVB, a taxonomic review with keys: myxomycetes, phycomycetes, basidiomycetes and lower fungi
Breitenbach J., & Kränzlin F., 1986 Non-gilled Fungi
Buczacki, S., 1989 Fungi of Britain and Europe
Hansen, L & Knudsen, H (Eds), 1992 Nordic Macromycetes, Vol 2 (Polyp., Bolet., Agaric., Russ.)
Hansen, L & Knudsen, H, 1997 Nordic Macromycetes, Vol 3. (Hetero., Aphylloph., Gastero.)
(Web) Checklist of the British & Irish Basidiomycotina: (Web) Checklist of the British & Irish Basidiomycotina
Marchand, A., 1971 Champignons du Nord et du Midi (9 volumes)
Moser, M. & Jülich, W., 1991 Colour Atlas of Basidiomycetes
Smith, W.G., 1908 Synopsis of British Basidiomycetes

Dung fungi

Doveri, F., 2007 Fungi Fimicoli Italici: a guide to the recognition of basidiomycetes and ascomycetes living on faecal material
Richardson, M.J. & Watling, R., 1997 Keys to Fungi on Dung

Lichenicolous fungi

Hawksworth, D.L., Atienza, V. & Coppins, B.J., in prep. Artifical Keys to the Lichenicolous Fungi of Great Britain, Ireland, the Channel Islands, Iberian Peninsula, and Canary Islands

Plant pathology

Moore, W.C., 1959 British Parasitic Fungi


Hugill, P. & Lucas, A., 2015 A field guide to the Resupinates of Hampshire
Hugill, P. & Lucas, A., 2015 The microscopy companion to the Resupinates of Hampshire


Laessøe, T. & Peteren, J.H., 2007 Mycokey v2.1
Laessøe, T. & Peteren, J.H., 2008 Mycokey v3.1

General Works

Henrici, A., 2005 Notes and Records (Jan 2005)
Ingold, C.T., 1990 The Ballistospore
Ingold, C.T., 1992 The basidium: a spore-gun of precise range
Ingold, C.T., 2001 Singling of meiospores
Kendrick. B. & Watling. R., 1979 Mitospores in Basidiomycetes
Kjoller, R. & Rosendahl, S., 2014 Cultivated and fallow fields harbor distinct communities of Basidiomycota
Legon, N.W. & Henrici, A. with Roberts, P.J., Spooner, B.M. & Watling, R., 2005 Checklist of the British and Irish Basidiomycota
Rotheray, T.D., Chancellor, M. & Jones, T.H. & Boddy, L., 2011 Grazing by collembola affects the outcome of interspecific mycelial interactions of cord-forming basidiomycetes
Ryvarden, L., 2001 An Introduction to Wood-rotting Fungi

Aero-aquatic fungi

Ingold, C.T., 1961 Another aquatic spore-type with clamp connexions


Mycorrhiza Journal


Emmett, E., 2003 Microscopical techniques - staining with Congo Red


Henrici, A., 2012 Notes & Records (April 2012)


Ingold, C.T., 2001 Range in size and form of basidiospores and ascospores

Yeast-like fungi

Hoog, G.S. de, Smith, M.T. & Weijman, A.C.M. (ed), 1987 The expanding realm of yeast-like fungi

BASIDIOMYCOTA may also be covered by literature listed under:

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Feeding and other inter-species relationships

BASIDIOMYCOTA is associated with:

There may be taxa associated with Basidiomycota listed at higher taxonomic level

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Associated with BASIDIOMYCOTA:

Basidiomycota may be associated with taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

(true fungi)
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