Cuniculitremaceae J.P. Samp., R. Kirschner & M. Weiss, in Kirschner et al., Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 80(2): 155 (2001)

Diagnosis: Hyphae hyaline, thin-walled, tremelloid haustoria present. Basidia longitudinally septate. Basidiospores hyaline, thin-walled, aseptate, producing secondary spores. Anamorphic yeast stage with stalks. Coenzyme Q10.

Index Fungorum number: IF82133

Type genus: Cuniculitrema J.P. Samp. & R. Kirschner, in Kirschner et al., Antonie van Leeuwenhoek 80(2): 155 (2001)


Kirschner, R.; Sampaio, J.P.; Gadanho, M.; Weiß, M.; Oberwinkler, F. 2001. Cuniculitrema polymorpha (Tremellales, gen. nov. and sp. nov.), a heterobasidiomycete vectored by bark beetles, which is the teleomorph of Sterigmatosporidium polymorphum. Antonie van Leeuwenhoek. 80:149-161




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