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Leptosphaeriaceae

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The Leptosphaeriaceae are a family of fungi in the order Pleosporales. The family was circumscribed by mycologist Margaret E. Barr in 1987.[1] According to the Dictionary of the Fungi (10th edition, 2008), the family contains 8 genera and 302 species.[2] The family has a widespread distribution, but is especially prevalent in temperate regions. Species are either saprobic or grow as nectrotrophs on the stems or leaves of plants.[3]

References

  1. ^ a b Barr ME. (1987). "New taxa and combinations in the Loculoascomycetes". Mycotaxon. 29: 501–5.
  2. ^ a b Kirk PM, Cannon PF, Minter DW, Stalpers JA (2008). Dictionary of the Fungi (10th ed.). Wallingford, UK: CABI. p. 372. ISBN 978-0-85199-826-8.
  3. ^ Cannon PF, Kirk PM (2007). Fungal Families of the World. Wallingford, UK: CABI. pp. 186–7. ISBN 978-0-85199-827-5.

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Leptosphaeriaceae: Brief Summary

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The Leptosphaeriaceae are a family of fungi in the order Pleosporales. The family was circumscribed by mycologist Margaret E. Barr in 1987. According to the Dictionary of the Fungi (10th edition, 2008), the family contains 8 genera and 302 species. The family has a widespread distribution, but is especially prevalent in temperate regions. Species are either saprobic or grow as nectrotrophs on the stems or leaves of plants.

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