Calocera cornea on a log
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Subkingdom: Dikarya
Division: Basidiomycota
Subdivision: Agaricomycotina
Class: Dacrymycetes
Doweld (2001)[1]
Order: Dacrymycetales
Henn. (1898)[2]
Family: Dacrymycetaceae
Bref. (1888)[3]
Type genus
Nees (1817)[4]
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The Dacrymycetes are a class consisting of only one family of jelly fungi, which has imperforate parenthesomes and basidia that are usually branched.[5] There are 9 genera and 101 species in the Dacrymycetaceae family.[6]

See also


  1. Doweld A. (2001). Prosyllabus tracheophytorum : tentamen systematis plantarum vascularium (Tracheophyta). Moscow, Russia: GEOS. ISBN 978-5-89118-283-7.
  2. Engler; Prantl, eds. (1898). Nat. Pflanzenfam. 1: 96. Missing or empty |title= (help) (as "Dacromycetineae"
  3. Brefeld O. (1888). "Basidiomyceten II, Protobasidiomyceten". Untersuchungen aus dem Gesammtgebiete der Mykologie. 7: 138.
  4. Nees CDG. (1817). System der Pilze und Schwämme. p. 89.
  5. Hibbett DS; Binder M; Bischoff JF; Blackwell M; Cannon PF; Eriksson OE; et al. (2007). "A higher level phylogenetic classification of the Fungi". Mycological Research. 111 (5): 509–47. doi:10.1016/j.mycres.2007.03.004. PMID 17572334.
  6. Kirk PM; Cannon PF; Minter DW; Stalpers JA. (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CABI. p. 192. ISBN 0-85199-826-7.

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