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Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Fungi
Divisio: Ascomycota
Subdivisio: Pezizomycotina
Classis: Sordariomycetes
Subclassis: Hypocreomycetidae
Ordo: Hypocreales
Familiae: Bionectriaceae - Ceratostomataceae - Clavicipitaceae - Hypocreaceae - Nectriaceae - Niessliaceae - Incertae sedis


Hypocreales Lindau, 1897

Vernacular Name

The Hypocreales are an order of fungi within the class Sordariomycetes, consisting of 7 families, 237 genera, and 2647 species.[1]

Species of Hypocreales are usually recognized by their brightly colored, perithecial ascomata, or spore-producing structures. These are often yellow, orange or red.

Genera incertae sedis

Accodring to the 2007 Outline of Ascomycota, the following genera within the Hypocreales have an uncertain taxonomic placement (incertae sedis), and have not been assigned to any family.[2]

* Bulbithecium
* Emericellopsis
* †Entropezites[3]
* Hapsidospora
* Leucosphaerina
* Metadothella
* †Mycetophagites[3]
* Nigrosabulum
* Payosphaeria
* Peethambara
* Peloronectria
* Pseudomeliola
* Scopinella
* Ticonectria
* Tilakidium


1. ^ Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA. (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi. 10th ed. Wallingford: CABI. p. 332. ISBN 0-85199-826-7.
2. ^ Lumbsch TH, Huhndorf SM. (December 2007). "Outline of Ascomycota – 2007". Myconet (The Field Museum, Department of Botany, Chicago, USA) 13: 1–58. http://www.fieldmuseum.org/myconet/outline.asp.
3. ^ a b Poinar, G.O.; Buckley, R. (2007). "Evidence of mycoparasitism and hypermycoparasitism in Early Cretaceous amber". Mycological Research 111 (4): 503-506.

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