Ascomycota

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Ascomycota
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Sarcoscypha coccinea
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Ascomycota

(Berk 1857) Caval.-Sm. 1998[1]

Ascomycota is a phylum of fungi (kingdom Fungi), members are commonly known as the Sac Fungi, characterized by a saclike structure, the ascus, which contains four to eight ascospores in the sexual stage.

References[change | change source]

  1. Cavalier-Smith, T. (1998). "A revised six-kingdom system of Life". Biol. Rev. Camb. Philos. Soc. 73 (3): 203–266. doi:10.1017/S0006323198005167.