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IRMNG taxon details

Fungi

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

accepted
Kingdom
Biota
Phylum Ascomycota
Phylum Basidiomycota
Phylum Blastocladiomycota
Phylum Chytridiomycota
Phylum Entomophthoromycota
Phylum Glomeromycota
Phylum Zygomycota

Phylum Fungi (awaiting allocation) (temporary name)

Phylum Basidiobolomycota accepted as Zygomycota
Phylum Calcarisporiellomycota accepted as Zygomycota
Phylum Caulochytriomycota accepted as Chytridiomycota
Phylum Kickxellomycota accepted as Zygomycota
Phylum Monoblepharomycota accepted as Chytridiomycota
Phylum Mortierellomycota accepted as Zygomycota
Phylum Mucoromycota accepted as Zygomycota
Phylum Neocallimastigomycota accepted as Chytridiomycota
Phylum Olpidiomycota accepted as Chytridiomycota
Phylum Zoopagomycota accepted as Zygomycota
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 2019-10-21
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]