Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Fungi
Subregnum: Dikarya
Divisio: Ascomycota
Subdivisio: Pezizomycotina
Classis: Leotiomycetes
Familia: Hemiphacidiaceae
Genus: Korfia

Korfia is a genus of fungi in the family Hemiphacidiaceae.[1] This is a monotypic genus, containing the single species Korfia tsugae.[2]

The genus name of Korfia is in honour of Richard Paul "Dick" Korf (1925–2016), who was an American mycologist and founding co-editor of the journal Mycotaxon.[3]

The genus was circumscribed by James Reid and Roy Franklin Cain in Mycologia vol.55 on page 783 in 1963.

Lumbsch TH, Huhndorf SM. (December 2007). "Outline of Ascomycota – 2007". Myconet. Chicago, USA: The Field Museum, Department of Botany. 13: 1–58. Archived from the original on 2009-03-18.
"Korfia J.Reid & Cain". Retrieved 15 May 2022.

Burkhardt, Lotte (2022). Eine Enzyklopädie zu eponymischen Pflanzennamen [Encyclopedia of eponymic plant names] (pdf) (in German). Berlin: Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum, Freie Universität Berlin. doi:10.3372/epolist2022. ISBN 978-3-946292-41-8. Retrieved January 27, 2022.

External links

Korfia at Index Fungorum

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