Family Tuberaceae Dumort.

Commentationes botanicae: 69, 79 (1822)

Type: Tuber P. Micheli ex F.H. Wigg. 1780

This family contains 6 genera. Classification follows Lumbsch and Huhndorf (2010).

  1. Choiromyces
  2. Dingleya
  3. Labyrinthomyces
  4. Paradoxa
  5. Reddelomyces
  6. Tuber
Taxonomy:
This family appears related to the Helvellaceae according to the paper: K. O'Donnell, E. Cigelnik, N.S. Weber and J.M. Trappe. 1997. Phylogenetic Relationships among Ascomycetous Truffles and the True and False Morels Inferred from 18S and 28S Ribosomal DNA Sequence Analysis. Mycologia 89: 48-65.
Related links:
Lumbsch, H.T. & S.H. Huhndorf. 2010. Myconet Volume 14. Part One. Outline of Ascomycota—2009. Part Two. Notes on Ascomycete Systematics. Nos. 4751–5113. Fieldiana Life and Earth Sciences Number 1:1-64. PDF 1.13 MB
Taxon links:
81502 MycoBank ; Index Fungorum