Fungal Diversity. BIOL 1407. Fungal Classification. Traditionally based on: Sexual spore-producing structures Hyphal characteristics Molecular evidence. Deuteromycota ≠ Clade. Imperfect Fungi In past, could not classify No sexual structures produced
Pixie Cups, Geopyxis carbonaria
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Dr. Tom Volk, http://botit.botany.wisc.edu/toms_fungi/jun2005.html
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Dr. Tom Volk, http://botit.botany.wisc.edu/toms_fungi/sept98.html
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Campbell, et al. 2008. Biology, 8th ed. Pearson Benjamin Cummings.