Order Xylariales Nannf.

[some of the pyrenomycetes]

This is a large order of a dozen families (Wijayawardene et al. 2018). Some of the genera in the Chicago Region and Illinois are listed below.

  1. Barrmaeliaceae
  2. Castanediellaceae
  3. Diatrypaceae (Anthostoma, Cryptovalsa, Diatrype, Diatrypella)
  4. Graphostromataceae (Biscogniauxia, Camillea, )
  5. Hypoxylaceae (Annulohypoxylon, Daldinia, Entonaema, Hypoxylon)
  6. Lopadostomataceae
  7. Microdochiaceae
  8. Myelospermataceae
  9. Polystigmataceae
  10. Requienellaceae
  11. Xylariaceae (Kretzschmaria, Rosellinia, Xylaria)
  12. Zygosporiaceae
  • Many genera incertae sedis

Taxon Details and Links

  • Xylariales Nannf., Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis 8 (2): 66 (1932). Type: Xylaria Hill ex Schrank, Baier. Fl. (München) 1: 200 (1789).
Molecular systematics has moved a few families to other orders and increased the number of genera.
Wijayawardene, N. N., K. D. Hyde, H. T. Lumbsch, J. K. Liu, S. S. N. Maharachchikumbura, A. H. Ekanayaka, Q. Tian, R. Phookamsak. 2018. Outline of Ascomycota: 2017. Fungal Diversity 88(1): 167–263. DOI: 10.1007/s13225-018-0394-8
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Cite this page as: Leacock, P.R. (2018 Aug 05). Xylariales - MycoGuide. Retrieved from https://www.mycoguide.com/guide/fungi/asco/sord/xyla

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