Chytridiomycetes

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Chytridiomycetes
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Phylum: Chytridiomycota
Class: Chytridiomycetes
Caval.-Sm[1]
Type species
Chytridium spp.
A. Braun, 1851
Orders

Chytridiales
Rhizophydiales
Spizellomycetales

Chytridiomycetes has recently been redefined to exclude the taxa Neocallimastigomycota and Monoblepharidomycetes, which are now a phylum and a sister-class respectively. It includes the genera Olpidiopsis and Hypochytrium in addition to the type genus.[2]

References

  1. Cavalier-Smith, T. (1998). "A revised six-kingdom system of Life". Biol. Rev. Camb. Philos. Soc. 73: 203–266.
  2. Hibbett, D.S.; et al. (2007). "A higher level phylogenetic classification of the Fungi". 111 (5): 509–547. doi:doi:10.1016/j.mycres.2007.03.004 Check |doi= value (help). Unknown parameter |month= ignored (help)

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