The Didymellaceae are a family of fungi in the order Pleosporales.[2]

Didymella rabiei (Chickpea ascochyta blight fungus)
Didymella rabiei (Chickpea ascochyta blight fungus)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Dothideomycetes
Order: Pleosporales
Suborder: Pleosporineae
Family: Didymellaceae
Gruyter, Aveskamp & Verkley 2009[1]
Type genus

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Recent phylogenetic examination of some of the larger genera of the Pleosporales, particularly Phoma, has led to considerable reorganisation of the order, many of the species being placed in this family.


Genera include:


  1. ^ de Gruyter, Johannes; Aveskamp, Maikel M.; Woudenberg, Joyce H.C.; Verkley, Gerard J.M.; Groenewald, Johannes Z.; Crous, Pedro W. (April 2009). "Molecular phylogeny of Phoma and allied anamorph genera: Towards a reclassification of the Phoma complex". Mycological Research. 113 (4): 508–519. doi:10.1016/j.mycres.2009.01.002. ISSN 0953-7562. OCLC 4932323608. PMID 19272327.
  2. ^ Dyntaxa Swedish Taxonomic Database: Didymellaceae


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