Serendipitaceae M. Weiss, F. Waller, Zuccaro & Selosse, in New Phytologist 211 (1): 22 (2016)

Diagnostis:  . Equivalent to Sebacinales Group Bsensu Weiß et al. (2004). Members of Sebacinales that lack macroscopically visible fruitbodies. Signature nucleotides of internal transcribed spacer (ITS) and 28S rDNA sequences for this group are given in Oberwinkler et al. (2014).

Index Fungorum number: IF809112

Type genus: Serendipita P. Roberts, Mycological Research 97(4): 474 (1993)


Figure 1. Sebacinales: phylogenetic position within Basidiomycota andmain features and interactions of the two families with plants. Tree compiled predominantly from phylogenomic analyses, modified after Hibbett et al. (2014).



Weiss, M.; Selosse, M.A.; Rexer, K.H.; Urban, A.; Oberwinkler, F. 2004. Sebacinales: a hitherto overlooked cosm of heterobasidiomycetes with a broad mycorrhizal potential. Mycological Research. 108(9):1003-1010

Weiß, M; Waller, F.; Zuccaro, A.; Selosse, M.-A. 2016. Sebacinales one thousand and one interactions with land plants. New Phytologist. 211(1):20-40


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