Phylogenetic taxon definitions for Fungi, Dikarya, Ascomycota and Basidiomycota


Journal Article

© 2018 International Mycological Association. Phylogenetic taxon definitions (PTDs) are explicit, phylogeny-based statements that specify clades. PTDs are central to the system of rank-free classification that is governed by the PhyloCode, but they can also be used to clarify the meanings of ranked names. We present PTDs for four major groups: Fungi, Dikarya, Ascomycota, and Basidiomycota.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Hibbett, DS; Blackwell, M; James, TY; Spatafora, JW; Taylor, JW; Vilgalys, R

Published Date

  • December 1, 2018

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 9 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 291 - 298

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 2210-6359

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 2210-6340

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.5598/imafungus.2018.09.02.05

Citation Source

  • Scopus