Name: Gasteromycetes Fr.
Most Confident Observations:
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First person to use this name on MO: Paul Derbyshire
Editors: Danny Newman, Joseph D. Cohen

Nomenclature:

Rank: Class

Status: Accepted

Name: Gasteromycetes

[#90785] Index Fungorum

[#90785] MycoBank

Author: Fr.

Citation: Syst. mycol. (Lundae) 1: xlviii (1821)

Deprecated Synonyms: Gasteromycetidae Kreisel, Gastroid

Misspellings: “Gasteromycete”, Gasteromycetis

Classification:

Domain: Eukarya

Kingdom: Fungi

Phylum: Basidiomycota

Lifeform:
Notes on Taxonomy: [Edit]

This class corresponds to mushrooms in the phylum Basidiomycota which mushrooms produce spores in their interior.
It is a polyphyletic class that should be proposed as a identification when no finer ID is immediately possibly.
It includes (but isn’t limited to):
Battarrea
Bovista
Calvatia
Clathrus
Geastrum
Lycoperdon
Lysurus
Mutinus
Phallus
Phellorinia
Podaxis
Tulostoma

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