Molecular Biology and Genetics
Statistics of barcoding coverage
Specimen Records: 84
Specimens with Sequences: 61
Specimens with Barcodes: 61
Species With Barcodes: 10
Public Records: 40
Public Species: 7
The Discinaceae are a family of ascomycete fungi, the best known members of which are the false morels of the genus Gyromitra. Originally erected by Erich Heinz Benedix in 1961, it was found to be a discrete clade in a molecular study of ribosomal DNA by mycologist Kerry O'Donnell in 1997. As of 2008, the family is thought to contain 5 genera and 58 species.
- O'Donnell K, Cigelnik E, Weber NS, Trappe JM. (1997). "Phylogenetic relationships among ascomycetous truffles and the true and false morels inferred from 18S and 28S ribosomal DNA sequence analysis". Mycologia 89 (1): 48–65. doi:10.2307/3761172. JSTOR 3761172.
- Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA. (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CAB International. p. 214–5. ISBN 0-85199-826-7.
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