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Phylum of the Kingdom Fungi

 

Fungi - mushrooms, toadstools, litchen, yeast etc. 

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Phylum of the Kingdom: Fungi

This page displays the Phylum within the selected Kingdom: Fungi. Some sources refer to this Taxonomic level as the Division. The number of entries in right-hand column indicates the number of Classes in each Phylum in the level below.

 

Phylum Subphylum Infraphylum Description Classes

Anamorphic fungi

Anamorphic fungi

2

Ascomycota

asco's

1

Ascomycota 

Pezizomycotina

Sac fungi that include morels, truffles and baker's yeast

15

Ascomycota 

Saccharomycotina

Sac fungi that include morels, truffles and baker's yeast

1

Ascomycota 

Taphrinomycotina

Sac fungi that include morels, truffles and baker's yeast

4

Basidiomycota 

Agaricomycotina

Higher fungi that include mushrooms and puffballs

3

Basidiomycota 

Pucciniomycotina

Higher fungi that include mushrooms and puffballs

8

Basidiomycota 

Ustilaginomycotina

Higher fungi that include mushrooms and puffballs

2

Basidiomycota

higher fungi that include mushrooms and puffballs

5

Blastocladiomycota

A new group of zoosporic fungi

1

Chytridiomycota

The smallest, oldest and simplest of the fungi

2

Deuteromycotina 

 

0

Glomeromycota

Mutualistic symbiotic fungi essential for terrestrial ecosystem that benefit the plants they inhabit

1

Myxomycota

slime molds

7

Neocallimastigomycota

Anaerobic fungi commonly found in the stomachs of ruminant animals

1

Zygomycota

Moulds that live in soil or on decaying plant or animal material

1