The Lecanorales are an order of mostly lichen-forming fungi belonging to the class Lecanoromycetes in the division Ascomycota. The order contains 26 families, 269 genera, and 5695 species.[2]

Lecanora muralis
Lecanora muralis
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Ascomycota
Class: Lecanoromycetes
Subclass: Lecanoromycetidae
Order: Lecanorales
Nannf. (1932)
Suborder and families[1]

Families edit

Suborder Lecanorineae

incertae sedis of uncertain placement edit

Unplaced families;

There are several genera in the Lecanorales that have not been placed with certainty into any family. These are:[4]

References edit

  1. ^ "Lecanorales". NCBI taxonomy. Bethesda, MD: National Center for Biotechnology Information. Retrieved 23 August 2018.
  2. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford: CABI. pp. 364–65. ISBN 978-0-85199-826-8.
  3. ^ "Pachyascaceae". Retrieved 2018-12-13.
  4. ^ Lücking, Robert; Hodkinson, Brendan P.; Leavitt, Steven D. (2017). "The 2016 classification of lichenized fungi in the Ascomycota and Basidiomycota–Approaching one thousand genera". The Bryologist. 119 (4): 361–416. doi:10.1639/0007-2745-119.4.361. S2CID 90258634.

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