The Syncephalastraceae are a family of fungi in the order Mucorales. Members of this family have a widespread distribution, but are more common in tropical and subtropical regions.
The family is characterized by the presence of merosporangia. Zygospores are warty, and borne on opposed suspensors.
^ Cannon PF, Kirk PM (2007). Fungal Families of the World. Wallingford: CABI. p. 344. ISBN 0-85199-827-5.