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IRMNG taxon details

Fungi

(urn:lsid:irmng.org:taxname:4)

accepted
Kingdom
Biota
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent + fossil
Not documented
Nomenclature ICBN  
Nomenclature ICBN [details]

Taxonomic remark Although once classified as plants, in recent decades Fungi have been recognised as their own kingdom, more closely related...  
Taxonomic remark Although once classified as plants, in recent decades Fungi have been recognised as their own kingdom, more closely related to animals than plants, although some groups previously treated as fungi are now in Protozoa and/or Chromista. Opinions vary as to whether or not the Microsporidia, a protistan group closely related to fungi, should be classified in this kingdom or not; IRMNG presently follows the treatment of Ruggiero et al., 2015, in treating the latter as Protozoa. [details]
IRMNG (2018). Fungi. Accessed at: http://www.irmng.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=4 on 2019-02-21
Date
action
by
2015-01-29 10:00:48Z
created
db_admin
2017-03-15 22:20:16Z
changed

basis of record Cavalier-Smith, T. (1981). Eukaryote kingdoms: Seven or nine?. <em>Biosystems.</em> 14(3-4): 461-481., available online at https://doi.org/10.1016/0303-2647(81)90050-2 [details]   

current name source Ruggiero, M. A.; Gordon, D. P.; Orrell, T. M.; Bailly, N.; Bourgoin, T.; Brusca, R. C.; Cavalier-Smith, T.; Guiry, M. D.; Kirk, P. M. (2015). A higher level classification of all living organisms. <em>PLOS ONE.</em> 10(4): e0119248., available online at https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0119248 [details]   
From other sources
Nomenclature ICBN [details]

Taxonomic remark Although once classified as plants, in recent decades Fungi have been recognised as their own kingdom, more closely related to animals than plants, although some groups previously treated as fungi are now in Protozoa and/or Chromista. Opinions vary as to whether or not the Microsporidia, a protistan group closely related to fungi, should be classified in this kingdom or not; IRMNG presently follows the treatment of Ruggiero et al., 2015, in treating the latter as Protozoa. [details]