Order Sebacinales M. Weiss, Selosse, Rexer, A. Urb. & Oberw.

[one of 5 groups of jelly fungi]

This order now contains two families and eight or more genera. The Tremellodendron growth form arose several times within Sebacina.

  1. Sebacinaceae (Helvellosebacina, Sebacina)
  2. Serendipitaceae (Serendipita)

Taxon Details and Links

  • Sebacinales M. Weiss, Selosse, Rexer, A. Urb. & Oberw., Mycological Research 108 (9): 1007 (2004). Type: Sebacina Tul. & C. Tul. 1873.
These jelly fungi were formerly in the Auriculariales and also at one time in the Exidiaceae, Tremellales, but DNA phylogeny puts them in a basal position in the Agaricomycetes.
Tree of Life (2008)
Hibbett, D. S., R. Bauer, M. Binder, A.J. Giachini, K. Hosaka, A. Justo, E. Larsson, K.H. Larsson, J.D. Lawrey, O. Miettinen, L. Nagy, R.H. Nilsson, M. Weiss, and R.G. Thorn. 2014. Agaricomycetes. Pp. 373–429 In: Systematics and Evolution, Second Edition, The Mycota VII Part A. (D. J. McLaughlin and J. W. Spatafora, Eds.), Springer Verlag. [Chapter 14 and complete volume PDF at Hibbett Lab Publications.]
Oberwinkler, F., K. Riess, R. Bauer, R. Garnica. 2014. Morphology and molecules: the Sebacinales, a case study. Mycological Progress 13: 445. DOI: 10.1007/s11557-014-0983-1 [Four supplements available]
Weiss, M., M.-A. Selosse, K. H. Rexer, A. Urban, and F. Oberwinkler. 2004. Sebacinales: a hitherto overlooked cosm of heterobasidiomycetes with a broad mycorrhizal potential. Mycological Research 108(9):1003-1010. DOI: 10.1017/s0953756204000772
Weiss, M., F. Waller, A. Zuccaro, M.-A. Selosse. 2016. Sebacinales – one thousand and one interactions with land plants. New Phytologist. 211(1):20-40. DOI: 10.1111/nph.13977
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