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Order Xylariales Nannf.

Nova Acta Regiae Societatis Scientiarum Upsaliensis 8 (2): 66 (1932)

Type: Xylaria Hill ex Schrank, Baier. Fl. (München) 1: 200 (1789)

This is a larger order of a dozen families (Wijayawardene et al. 2018). Some of the genera in the Chicago Region and Illinois are listed below.

  1. Barrmaeliaceae
  2. Castanediellaceae
  3. Diatrypaceae (Anthostoma, Cryptovalsa, Diatrype, Diatrypella)
  4. Graphostromataceae (Biscogniauxia, Camillea, )
  5. Hypoxylaceae (Annulohypoxylon, Daldinia, Entonaema, Hypoxylon)
  6. Lopadostomataceae
  7. Microdochiaceae
  8. Myelospermataceae
  9. Polystigmataceae
  10. Requienellaceae
  11. Xylariaceae (Kretzschmaria, Rosellinia, Xylaria)
  12. Zygosporiaceae
Taxonomy:
Molecular systematics has moved a few families to other orders and increased the number of genera.
Related links:
Wijayawardene, N. N., K. D. Hyde, H. T. Lumbsch, J. K. Liu, S. S. N. Maharachchikumbura, A. H. Ekanayaka, Q. Tian, R. Phookamsak. 2018. Outline of Ascomycota: 2017. Fungal Diversity 88(1): 167–263
Taxon links:
90505 MycoBank ; Index Fungorum