Scientific classification
Kingdom: Fungi
Division: Basidiomycota
Class: Agaricomycetes
Order: Boletales
Family: Gasterellaceae
Zeller (1948)
Genus: Gasterella
Zeller & L.B.Walker (1935)
Type species
Gasterella luteophila
Zeller & L.B.Walker (1935)

Gasterellaceae is a family of fungi in the order Boletales. It contains the single genus Gasterella, which in turn contains the single species Gasterella luteophila, found in the USA.[1] The genus and species was described by American mycologists Sanford Myron Zeller and Leva Belle Walker in 1935;[2] the family by Zeller in 1948.[3]


  1. Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CAB International. p. 273. ISBN 978-0-85199-826-8.
  2. Zeller SM, Walker LB (1935). "Gasterella, a new uniloculate Gasteromycete". Mycologia. 27 (6): 573–9. doi:10.2307/3754171. JSTOR 3754171.
  3. Zeller SM. (1948). "Notes on certain Gasteromycetes, including two new orders". Mycologia. 40 (6): 639–68. doi:10.2307/3755316. JSTOR 3755316. PMID 18102856.

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