Order Boliniales P.F. Cannon

in Kirk, Cannon, David & Stalpers, Dictionary of the Fungi: X (2001)

Type: Bolinia (Nitschke) Sacc. 1882

Taxon links:
90530 MycoBank ; Index Fungorum

Family Boliniaceae Rick

Brotéria Série Botânica 25 (2): 65 (1931)

Type: Bolinia (Nitschke) Sacc. 1882

Taxon links:
80526 MycoBank ; Index Fungorum

This order has one family with six genera, though what has been included in this family has changed over time. The obvious macrofungus in this family is Camarops, which is occasionally found in the Chicago Region.

  1. Apiocamarops (California, Puerto Rico)
  2. Camaropella (North Carolina)
  3. Camarops (includes Peridoxylon; Eastern North America)
  4. Cornipulvina (Puerto Rico)
  5. Endoxyla (widespread)
  6. Mollicamarops (described from Russia)
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Endoxyla is also a genus of cryptic moth. One species surprisingly appears to mimic wood with black fungal stroma(?): Wikipedia, Endoxyla (moth).